60 Americans arrested in child-porn swoop

[AP] US government authorities acting on a lead from Australian police have arrested 60 people in the United States on charges they were part of a global network of child pornographers.US Attorney-General Michael Mukasey said the long-running and far-reaching case began with a single lead from Australian police in what became known as Operation Koala in Europe and Operation Joint Hammer in the United States.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/12/13/1228585166678.htmlGlobal Child Porn Ring Taken Down
U.S. law enforcement agencies have arrested 61 people and rescued 11 children as part of the larger takedown of a far-reaching global child pornography ring, Attorney General Michael Mukasey announced Friday.Mukasey said the international law enforcement effort started after a “horrible” discovery in 2006: Australian authorities discovered a child abuse video depicting a father who had been “sexually abusing his young daughters and producing images of that abuse.”
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