70-Nation Kiddie Porn Ring Busted
Abusers targeted victims as young as 12 months old
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Dec 11, 2008 4:42 AM CST
Victims were as young as 12 months old.   (©Michael_Spencer)
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(Newser) – Australian authorities have busted 19 men, including a retired cop, in a 70-nation kiddie porn ring that distributed at least 500,000  images and 15,000 videos of youngsters, reports the BBC. Some of the abuse victims were as young as 12 months old and some children were abused for as long as two hours at a time, said investigators, who termed the abuse among the worst they've seen. Victims appeared to be from Eastern Europe and North and South America.