Department of Justice conducted a series of raids across Los
Angeles and arrested 238 people in connection with a
Hollywood pedophilia network in June, but this story went
totally ignored by almost all media outlets.
to police, the arrests included some entertainers, community
leaders, white-collar professionals, a monk, and other
high-ranking clergy members.
raids were conducted by the Los Angeles Regional Internet
Crimes Against Children task force, working directly with
the Justice Department.
“Operation Broken Heart III”, the sweeping raids targeted
offenders wanted for the sexual exploitation of children,
child prostitution, sex tourism and possessing and
distributing child pornography, said Deputy Chief Matt Blake
of the Los Angeles Police Department.
stated that they are unable to release any names at this
point, but confirmed that the arrested included some
“household names” in the entertainment industry.
Broken Heart III is said to be part of a much larger
operation that connects to national Elite pedophile rings
and may extend worldwide.
those arrested was an Australian politician who was
attempting to “purchase” a 6-year-old boy.
Angeles Times reported:
monk from Riverside and an Australian man looking to buy a
6-year-old boy were among 238 people arrested during a
two-month operation targeting child predators in Southern
California, officials said Monday.
by the Los Angeles Regional Internet Crimes Against Children
task force, “Operation Broken Heart III”
targeted offenders wanted for the sexual exploitation
of children, child prostitution, sex tourism and possessing
and distributing child pornography, said Deputy Chief Matt
Blake of the Los
Angeles Police Department.
those arrested during sweeps in April and May were
entertainers, community leaders, white-collar professionals
and clergy members, said John Reynolds, acting special agent
in charge of U.S.
Department of Homeland Security Investigations.
incidence of child sexual exploitation has reached
staggering proportions,” he said at a news conference.
enforcement officials said the arrests underscore the
importance of families maintaining an open dialogue about
and kids need to have frank conversations about how to stay
safe in cyberspace,” Reynolds said.
and teens, he said, are spending more time on the Internet
and social media sites, where child predators often look for
Los Angeles task force is one of 61 programs nationwide
funded through the U.S.
Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention. Created in 2014, Operation Broken
Heart gives law enforcement agencies and task forces an
opportunity to combine resources and investigative tools to
identify child sexual predators.
Angeles Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children
unit serves about 300 warrants each year in pursuit of child
pornography suspects. In a high-rise building in Long
officers review an average of 350 child pornography cases
use forensic equipment inside a mobile crime lab named “The
Beast” to scan through hard drives for any illicit images.
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