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CanadaChild exploitation investigation leads to rescue of two children

09:25  04 july  2019
09:25  04 july  2019 Source:   thestarphoenix.com

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It was a massive multistate child exploitation operation that took four months long and spanned According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), the operation dubbed Operation Southern The focus was on arresting people who possessed and distributed child pornography, in addition to

Child exploitation investigation leads to rescue of two children © JONATHAN HAYWARD

A joint investigation between Saskatchewan’s Child Exploitation Unit (Sask ICE) and the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ALERT ICE) has resulted in the arrest of two men and the rescue of two children.

In a media release issued Wednesday, RCMP said the investigation began on June 24, after Sask. ICE was made aware of two men who were allegedly accessing and sharing child pornography and discussing sexually assaulting children on a popular social media app.

The Alberta team was notified of the finding by Sask. ICE to help further the investigation.

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Further investigation led to the identification of two additional victims following his arrest. Suspected child sexual exploitation or missing children may be reported to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children , an Operation Predator partner, via its toll-free 24-hour hotline

On June 26, the teams executed search warrants in Rocanville, Sask. and Red Deer, Alta. The search uncovered numerous electronic devices and two men, ages 35 and 40, were arrested.

Two children, one in Saskatchewan and one in Alberta, were also rescued and are currently safe in the care of children’s services departments in each province.

The suspects’ names were not released, as police expect a court publication ban to be ordered, the release stated.

The 35-year-old man arrested in Rocanville is charged with three counts of sexual interference, agreement to commit a sexual offence against a child, making child porn, possessing child porn and distributing child porn. He is currently in custody at Regina city police headquarters and is expected to appear in provincial court on July 4.

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An investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography covering eight The investigation stemmed from cyber tips received from the ICAC Task Force of the National Their joint efforts during Operation Southern Impact III led to the arrests of 82 & rescue of 17 children : https

Destiny Rescue exists to end child sexual exploitation and slavery. Rescued children are taken to safe houses where they sleep safely, receive education, vocational training, counseling and healthcare, spiritual guidance and, most importantly, love.

The 40-year-old man arrested in Red Deer is charged with incest, sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual exploitation, two counts of making arrangements to commit a sexual offence against a child, making child porn, possessing child porn, accessing child porn, distributing child porn and making child porn available to others. He is expected to appear in Red Deer provincial court on July 17.

Anyone with information about this case or any child exploitation situation is asked to contact local police or report their concern anonymously at www.cybertip.ca.

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