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#Child Pornography

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images Courts

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

From TheJournal.ie Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images Declan Costello

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images

Costello was not involved in the production or sharing of any of the pornographic material found.

From TheJournal.ie Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images Cork

Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images

Brian Fitzgerald (49) of Golf Links Road, Youghal, Co Cork pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images Operation Ketch

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images

Twenty-three searches have been carried out by gardaí in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography Not Guilty Plea

Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography

The images of the child sexual abuse were allegedly found on a laptop.

From TheJournal.ie Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl Sentenced

Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl

The case was described as “very unusual”.

From TheJournal.ie Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences Sentenced
From TheJournal.ie Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course Matthew Horan

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead Noah Puckerman

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead

The 35-year-old was due to be sentenced over child pornography charges in March.

From TheJournal.ie Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges Sexual Abuse

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges

More than 50,000 images of child sexual abuse were found on the actor’s computer and USB drive.

From TheJournal.ie Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail Peter Jennings

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail

He had been teaching music to seven and 12-year -olds.

From TheJournal.ie Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos Dublin

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos

Garda Ian Ward said the accused made no reply when charged with the offences.

From TheJournal.ie Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images Limerick

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

From TheJournal.ie College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence Cambridge

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence

Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail Child Pornography

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail

The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.

From TheJournal.ie Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge Sexual Abuse

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children Courts

Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children

The court tightened his bail restrictions even further on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail Child Pornography

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

From TheJournal.ie Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown Dark Web

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

From TheJournal.ie Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools' Naas District Court

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'

The Kildare man was granted bail this week.

From TheJournal.ie Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life Emergency Application

Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life

Liam Corr’s mother reported him to gardaí after finding the pornography on his phone.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years Child Abuse Images

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years

The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.

From TheJournal.ie Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone Dún Laoghaire

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone

The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse Child Pornography

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

From TheJournal.ie Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut Appeal

Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut

A member of the public discovered disturbing images of a 4-year-old they recognised when they found a crushed mobile phone and SD card.

From TheJournal.ie Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality John Wolf

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys Sextortion

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

From TheJournal.ie Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography Spain

Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography

Spanish police have said today that the individuals involved had exchanged pornagraphic images and videos.

From TheJournal.ie Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown Operation Jarra

Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown

A series of search and seizure operations took place as part of ‘Operation Jarra’.

From TheJournal.ie Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline Child Pornography

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

From TheJournal.ie Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad Las Vegas

Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad

John Lee said he was not investigated for possession of child pornography and he is the one who is the victim.

From TheJournal.ie Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen' London

Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen'

When police searched his home, they found him with his laptop open beside a life-size mannequin of a young boy.

From TheJournal.ie Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments' Florida

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'

Followers were encouraged to post sexually explicit images of teens in the area to “expose” them.

From TheJournal.ie Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography Cyber Criminals

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year Child Abuse

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

That is the highest number in a single year.

From TheJournal.ie Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims Operation Round Table

Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims

There were more than 27,000 subscribers to the website.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting Explicit Images

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

From TheJournal.ie Google to block some child sexual abuse search results Search Engine

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results

The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.

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