Massive investigation in Italy combating online child sexual abuse | Europol Newsroom – July 8, 2020

(Europol Newsroom) Communications took place through a popular instant messaging application, and they were referred to the police once they were detected by the service owners.

A successful investigation to tackle online child abuse conducted by the Italian State Police (Polizia di Stato) of Turin and supported by Europol, has led to 50 investigations and several searches across the country. Working from referrals through Europol by the Canadian National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC), investigators targeted suspects producing, exchanging and possessing child sexual abuse material. →

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