North-east link to Asia child abuse

By Alison Campsie

Published: 19/02/2014

An investigation has been launched after an operation to dismantle a paedophile ring that streamed child abuse live from the Philippines led detectives to three men living in the north-east.

Police Scotland officers, working in conjunction with various law-enforcement agencies, were given details of people who had made payments to individuals involved in distributing the extreme material from south-east Asia.

They seized computer equipment owned by the men so the Aberdeen-based cybercrime unit could examine it.

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