Pedophile Plotters Convicted in Landmark Case

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 8, 2009 4:15 AM CDT
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(Newser) – An international pedophile gang that preyed on infants through teens has been convicted in a groundbreaking case in Scotland that sentenced lawbreakers for the first time for conspiring to carry out sex attacks, reports the Times of London. The eight men will be imprisoned for an indefinite period until they are judged to no longer be a threat. The judge blasted their "utterly horrific" crimes, often carried out against the children of friends. More than 100 men have been linked to the gang.