The Civil Guard reported several operations against the sexual exploitation of minors for the production of pedophile material
The Civil Guard arrested a man inMadridfor abusing his stepdaughter and using her to producechild pornographyfor 7 years and another inBilbaoto access child sexual abuse emissionsbroadcast in real time from Southeast Asia.
The Civil Guard reported on Sunday about several operations against the sexual exploitation of minors for the production of pedophile material.
In one, calledOperation Kiru, a man accused of sexual abuse by his stepdaughter was arrested,under 16and the production of child pornography.
The investigation was initiated based on information from theUS National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in the discovery of several photographs and videos with pedophile content in which an adult man photographed a child and abused him.
The Civil Guard identified the author of the events, who was arrested in Madrid on charges of abusing his stepdaughtersince at least 2013on all his trips to Bolivia, where he was the youngest.
In addition to abusing the girl for at least 7 years and using her to produce child pornography, the detaineeDemand that your threatened stepdaughter send photographs of sexual contentthrough a messaging app and remotely monitored all conversations held by the minor, excluding those that could compromise her.
In another operation, calledKugantxu, a man was arrested in Bilbao for buying child pornography. Prison access to Internet broadcasts in real time and the letter of sexual abuse of minorsafter paying cryptocurrencies to recipients in the Philippines, which was notified to the Manila Transnational Criminal Investigations Unit to identify the perpetrators of the abuses and the victims located in the region.
An increasingly observed trend
According to the Civil Guard, this form of child sexual exploitation isan increasingly observed trendby investigators of this type of crime. Abuses usually occur in Southeast Asian countries, although others have also been found inAfrica.
Another investigation was also carried out against the purchase of pedophile material with cryptocurrencies in the so-calledjekyll operation, aimed at several users of a platform located in theTOR Network, which offered its users access to child pornography in exchange for a bit payment.
The analysis of thousands of cryptocurrency transactions made it possible to identify the investigated platform, called“Welcome video 2“and its administrator, investigations that allowed three people to be arrested and four searches to be carried out in Spain.
One of the detainees was arrested inMalagaaccused of making hidden camera recordings of a minor in his environment.
On the other hand, as explained by the Civil Guard, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in the United States. communicateda significant increase in the number of cases related to sexual exploitationduring the confinement period resulting from the pandemic.
One of these statements allowed the identification of a case of child abuse in Murcia, which occurred by a member of his family.
In another case, about twenty people of various nationalities were identified who exchanged files with pedophile content through a remote storage system, which allowed the arrest of one of its members, a resident ofPomegranate, which stored content in the cloud.