Police swoop on 30+ in UK pedo raids
More than 30 people in the UK have been arrested on suspicion of accessing US-based paedophile Web sites. Officers from 30 forces took part in the raids, which were coordinated by the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS).
They were tipped off by US authorities, which passed on details of people suspected of subscribing to paedophile Web sites between May 1999 and summer of 2001.
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