Child sexual exploitation

June 10, 2018 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet. The arrested suspects include citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador. Police found thousands of images of the sexual abuse of minors in the British...
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People visit St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Australia's Catholic bishops and leaders of its religious orders have committed to signing on to the 3.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.9 billion) national plan that will ensure compensation will be paid to people who were sexually abused as children by church figures and puts pressure on other institutions to follow suit. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
May 31, 2018 - 3:51 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Four in five victims of child sexual abuse in Australian institutions will be eligible for compensation after three churches, the Scouts movement and the YMCA joined a federal government redress plan, an official said on Thursday. The Catholic Church, Australia's largest...
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May 24, 2018 - 10:39 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has ordered that an Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography be placed under house arrest. Mihaela Porime, spokeswoman for the agency that investigates organized crime, told The Associated Press Thursday that Dieter Kaas, 67, had been detained...
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In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 5:03 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop said Wednesday that he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted on Tuesday...
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In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis. Magistrate...
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May 21, 2018 - 9:34 pm
NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday and faces a potential two years in prison. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop of Adelaide...
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May 16, 2018 - 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer says the 29-year-old former CIA employee listed by the government as a target in its probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges. Assistant federal defender Sabrina Shroff commented Tuesday about her client, 29-year-...
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May 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a federal investigation to determine whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of cyber hacking tools (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A lawyer for a New York man being investigated in a massive CIA leak of cyber...
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May 15, 2018 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of cyber hacking tools. According to court documents reviewed by The Associated Press on Tuesday, government prosecutors say Joshua Adam Schulte of New York is...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:04 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who previously served prison time for sexually abusing a child has been sentenced to at least three more years for abusing another minor. Prosecutors say 59-year-old Frederick Townsend has pleaded guilty to eight new criminal charges and been sentenced to...
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