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Child Porn Site Busted With 14 Arrests

Child Porn Site Busted With 14 Arrests
Videos of more than 250 children all exploited through a child pornography website will finally be taken down after police arrested the site's creator and 13 others.

A multi-agency investigation was described by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency - or ICE - as the "largest online child exploitation investigation" in its history.

"These alleged perpetrators preyed upon the most innocent and vulnerable of our society with no regard for the immediate or lasting harm they caused the victims and their families." (Via KDAF)

To give a better idea of how big this website was, investigators say it had more than 27,000 subscribers from all across the globe and 2,000 different videos featuring 251 different children ranging in age from 17 to just 3 years old.

Investigators say one of the more disturbing details to the case is that most of the children featured on the horrific site had no idea they were on it.

"Many of the victims were not aware they were even exploited and that their images were being recorded and subsequently shared by predators globally." (Via KXAS)

Officials called this man the ringleader of the child porn website. They say Jonathan Johnson confessed to creating fake female online profiles to convince boys to make sexually explicit videos. If convicted, Johnson faces 20 years to life in prison. (Via WUSA)

Daniel Ragsdale, the deputy director of ICE, says this bust is a big deal. But he added, "we cannot arrest our way out of this problem: education is the key to prevention." (Via Flickr / CPB Photography)

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Greg Romero March 20 2014 at 3:05 AM

Sick / weird minds belong in prison or a cemetery , away from vulnerable society.

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oldmandowntown2 March 20 2014 at 2:26 AM

I remember how upset I'd get when a fellow union officer would get on my PC at work , and get on teen porn sites. For the longest time I couldn't figure out why my PC, was messed up all the time. Here he was trying to hide it by going in an deleting stuff, that was necessary for my PC to run. After about 4 times shortly after he started using my computer at $50 a crack to fix it, I figured it out that it was him. Had a buddy that was exceptionally good a fixing computers and etc, to pull the hard drive and check it. He told me what the problem was and who was last one using my computer prior to it messing up. Call Mark over to my office and told him what was found, he denied doing it. Told him then someone was logging into my computer with his screen name then, and he better stop it. I told him that I'm not going to get fired or arrested, because he wanted to watch teen porn. Told him that I better never find that crap on my PC again, or he'd never use my PC again. Well he didn't listen and I found it in the PC history, and he was banned from using my computer. I had my computer password protected, where you had to know the password to even log in on it. So he started using the other two computers in the main union office, and told people that I wouldn't let him use my computer no more. He never told them why, he wasn't allowed to use my computer. A few of the other officers was upset about me doing that to him, not knowing the reason why. I never told them what was going on, thinking I didn't want management to get wind of it and causing everybody trouble. All I did was tell them watch how long it takes for him to mess up their two computers, and ask him why. It didn't even take a week and everybody was upset with him about the computers not working. Here was a guy that was well liked and thought he was god's gift to women, watching teen porn. I never like the guy from that day on, and once was asked to support him for re-election. I told him yeah right, as soon as the cows comes home or that money tree started producing in my back yard. I ended up having the hard drive pulled and replaced, and took a torch to the old one just to protect myself. I learned two important things from that experience, know the people who use your computer and never tell anyone your password.

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darth.rant oldmandowntown2 March 20 2014 at 3:47 AM

Long story short: typical union mentality. You were too stupid to deal with the problem, condoning his behavior through your silence.

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ramblintommy darth.rant March 20 2014 at 4:40 AM

Sure am glad a genius like you pointed out the union connection because hard working union people like me who bust our ass to feed our families and pay our taxes could never figure it out with our mentality..

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sam March 20 2014 at 2:26 AM

This is terrible and he should be hanged in my opinion ..but if they want to truly be concerned about children of the world ,then Why aren't the Feds raising hell about the the new law our Muslim friends are trying to get past where Muslim men will be allowed to have sex with girls as young as five and marry them at age nine..this is just as despicable..but we stay silent...

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Sharon March 20 2014 at 2:25 AM

27,000 people should be arrested too! how many others are SICK....are these our neighbors?

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rdclaw2000 March 20 2014 at 2:12 AM

And the story continues as perverts are everywhere. Wild West justice is much cheaper. We need to send a clear message that our kids are off limits and you hurt them you die painfully.

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sonofra1 March 20 2014 at 2:11 AM

Perverts like these need to be dealt with in a much MUCH swifter and harsher manner. The individuals involved with this ring need to be flushed down the toilet. Twenty to life? ...sorry, that's not good enough ...the laws need to change. Considering the long term damage these creeps cause for the individuals exploited and to society as a greater whole ...the punishment should be death. There is no excuse why such high level sex-crimes should not be a capitol offence with a "fast-track" to prosecute and execute when the evidence is solid and overwhelming also, there needs to be a VERY strict set of criteria for ANY remote possibility of appealing a handed down sentence. These types of crimminals are the lowest of the low ...I say kill them all.

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camdrathynmod March 19 2014 at 4:34 PM

Kill them all. Child traffickers, rapists and the like don't deserve to live. Make an example of them.

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underthebw March 19 2014 at 4:37 PM

THESE INDIVIDUALS WHO EXPLOITED ALL THESE YOUNG PEOPLE , ALONG WITH THE ONES WHO WERE WATCHING THEM ONLINE SHOULD BE PUT ON AN ISLAND ---NOTHING BUT INSECTS, SNAKES AND SURROUNDED BY SHARKS-----AND WE ALL CAN HOPE THEY TRY AND SWIM AWAY.

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poll100 underthebw March 19 2014 at 6:55 PM

Alcatraz is empty and can be the host to the viewers and the preformers, there is no difference in guilt.

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Dee45yks March 19 2014 at 4:39 PM

Good work,ever one protect our children and Grand Children and all Children from ANY Harm of any Kind.

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claytonbrazil March 19 2014 at 4:49 PM

Put them all, in jail forever.....

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Eric claytonbrazil March 19 2014 at 5:06 PM

I'd be fine with execution. Their complete disregard for others coupled with a finacial, as well as sexual, motivation telss us all we need to know. They are a severe danger to kids everywhere.

What I wonder is how do these people who use such sites find them? NO, I really don't want to know, but al the same......where the hell does one go to find this? I'd be way too scared of being caught to even venture towards finding this stuff. And now we need to make others scared of it....by executing the people who put up this site.

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