British police had ‘serious doubts’ about Operation Ore child porn database evidence

Police had “serious doubts” about the quality of evidence that led to the conviction of thousands of men for looking at child pornography online, it is claimed.An investigation into the Operation Ore database, broadcast on the eve of a landmark appeal, alleged that detectives suspected many of those prosecuted were innocent victims of credit card fraud.
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/8124277/Police-had-serious-doubts-about-child-porn-database-evidence.htmlAlso see:Case could clear names of hundreds of men accused of child pornography
Hundreds of men who say they were wrongly accused of child pornography offences could have their names cleared after a case to be heard in the court of appeal tomorrow.One of the 3,700 men arrested as part of Operation Ore in 2002, who says his life was ruined after he was falsely associated with one of the UK’s biggest online child-abuse rings, will argue that his credit card details were stolen and used on paedophile sites.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/nov/10/child-pornography-accused-could-be-cleared

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