Online child porn arrests total 1,600

Thursday, 6 February 2003, 1:10 PM EST

More than 1,600 men have so far been arrested in Operation Ore, the huge UK police investigation into child porn on the internet.

Of those, 46 were suspected of being directly involved in child abuse, the officer in charge of the inquiry has told BBC News.

Another four have committed suicide, Assistant Chief Constable Jim Gamble of the National Crime Squad said.

And direct action has been taken to protect 40 children.

Operation Ore is the UK wing of an American inquiry into websites that supplied child porn in exchange for payment via credit card, through which the users were tracked down.

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