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29 people charged in child porn crackdown

Date: March 25, 2005
Source: ABC News Online

Police have charged 29 people on the Sunshine Coast after a week-long police operation targeting computer child pornography.

Police from Task Force Argos, which is targeting child pornography offences, and Sunshine Coast police were involved in the operation codenamed "Charlie Havoc".

Fifteen people were arrested for possessing child porn images, while 14 face other charges.

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Detective Superintendent Ross Barnett says about 250,000 child porn images were found on computers.

"Of the 15 who were arrested for child pornography there were 31 offences of child porn laid and we recovered in excess of 250,000 child pornography images," he said.

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