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337 Suspects in 38 Countries Arrested in ‘Dark Web’ Child Porn Investigation

An investigation of a “dark web” child pornography site led to the arrest of 337 suspects in 38 countries.

The investigation, led by United Kingdom and United States authorities, revealed the South Korean-based ‘Welcome to Video’ site contained 250,00 videos that were downloaded by millions of users.

Arrests were made in 38 countries including the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, South Korea, Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Czech Republic, and Canada.

Seven men who were arrested in 2017 have already been convicted in Britain, reported CBS News.

The site’s alleged operator, identified as 23-year-old South Korean national Jong Woo Son, was indicted on nine counts.

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