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Australia arrests 65 men over Canadian child porn
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australian police say 65 men have been arrested in Australia as part of a sweeping Canadian-led child pornography investigation led to the rescue of 386 children and arrests around the world.
Australian Federal Police commander Glen McEwen said Friday that the arrests had been made in raids across most Australian states as a result of the investigation into a child exploitation website operating out of Canada. Six Australian children had been removed by police from harm.
Canadian police say 348 people had been arrested around the world, including 108 in Canada and 76 in the United States.
Toronto police describe the Project Spade operation as one of the largest child porn busts they've seen.