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#Child Pornography

# child-pornography - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction
# Naas Circuit Court
# Naas Circuit Court

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction

Jul 8th 2021, 2:52 PM 24,228 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old was convicted of having over 800 images of child pornography in his possession.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 10,827 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images
# Courts
# Courts

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 3:47 PM 120,493 Views 55 Comments

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

# child-pornography - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images
# Declan Costello
# Declan Costello

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images

Jun 27th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,411 Views 55 Comments

Costello was not involved in the production or sharing of any of the pornographic material found.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images
# Cork
# Cork

Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images

Feb 20th 2019, 10:21 PM 25,575 Views 0 Comments

Brian Fitzgerald (49) of Golf Links Road, Youghal, Co Cork pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images

Feb 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 17,346 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-three searches have been carried out by gardaí in recent days.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography
# Not Guilty Plea
# Not Guilty Plea

Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 8:15 PM 27,384 Views 0 Comments

The images of the child sexual abuse were allegedly found on a laptop.

# child-pornography - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl

May 31st 2018, 7:35 PM 32,054 Views 25 Comments

The case was described as “very unusual”.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences

May 2nd 2018, 6:20 AM 29,138 Views 36 Comments

The man was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

# child-pornography - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
# Matthew Horan
# Matthew Horan

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:08 PM 23,287 Views 17 Comments

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead
# Noah Puckerman
# Noah Puckerman

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead

Jan 30th 2018, 7:01 PM 94,940 Views 93 Comments

The 35-year-old was due to be sentenced over child pornography charges in March.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Dec 19th 2017, 7:21 AM 24,312 Views 0 Comments

More than 50,000 images of child sexual abuse were found on the actor’s computer and USB drive.

# child-pornography - Monday 13 November, 2017

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail
# Peter Jennings
# Peter Jennings

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail

Nov 13th 2017, 7:35 PM 43,877 Views 61 Comments

He had been teaching music to seven and 12-year -olds.

# child-pornography - Friday 10 November, 2017

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
# Warning To Friend
# Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

Nov 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 42,453 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos

Sep 20th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,881 Views 0 Comments

Garda Ian Ward said the accused made no reply when charged with the offences.

# child-pornography - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:52 PM 11,605 Views 0 Comments

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

# child-pornography - Friday 5 May, 2017

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence
# Cambridge
# Cambridge

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence

May 5th 2017, 8:28 PM 28,823 Views 44 Comments

Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail

Mar 28th 2017, 4:30 PM 39,546 Views 100 Comments

The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.

# child-pornography - Friday 25 November, 2016

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Nov 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 26,629 Views 0 Comments

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

# child-pornography - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children

Oct 15th 2016, 7:00 PM 16,308 Views 0 Comments

The court tightened his bail restrictions even further on Thursday.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Oct 12th 2016, 6:12 AM 37,228 Views 22 Comments

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:37 PM 17,912 Views 33 Comments

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

# child-pornography - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'
# Naas District Court
# Naas District Court

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'

Jul 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 26,858 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare man was granted bail this week.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life
# Emergency Application
# Emergency Application

Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life

Jun 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 34,889 Views 0 Comments

Liam Corr’s mother reported him to gardaí after finding the pornography on his phone.

# child-pornography - Monday 9 May, 2016

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years
# Child Abuse Images
# Child Abuse Images

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years

May 9th 2016, 6:40 PM 38,162 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.

# child-pornography - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone

Apr 26th 2016, 3:12 PM 55,978 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.

# child-pornography - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Feb 20th 2016, 3:13 PM 15,081 Views 27 Comments

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

# child-pornography - Friday 19 February, 2016

Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut

Feb 19th 2016, 5:30 PM 32,829 Views 0 Comments

A member of the public discovered disturbing images of a 4-year-old they recognised when they found a crushed mobile phone and SD card.

# child-pornography - Friday 20 November, 2015

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
# John Wolf
# John Wolf

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Nov 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 24,756 Views 21 Comments

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

# child-pornography - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Oct 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,227 Views 27 Comments

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

# child-pornography - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography
# Spain
# Spain

Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography

Oct 17th 2015, 3:46 PM 19,681 Views 31 Comments

Spanish police have said today that the individuals involved had exchanged pornagraphic images and videos.

# child-pornography - Friday 25 September, 2015

Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown
# Operation Jarra
# Operation Jarra

Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown

Sep 25th 2015, 12:01 AM 28,802 Views 21 Comments

A series of search and seizure operations took place as part of ‘Operation Jarra’.

# child-pornography - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

May 14th 2015, 10:09 PM 16,891 Views 24 Comments

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

# child-pornography - Friday 8 May, 2015

Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad

May 8th 2015, 8:05 PM 15,440 Views 4 Comments

John Lee said he was not investigated for possession of child pornography and he is the one who is the victim.

# child-pornography - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen'
# London
# London

Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen'

May 3rd 2015, 8:15 AM 44,125 Views 31 Comments

When police searched his home, they found him with his laptop open beside a life-size mannequin of a young boy.

# child-pornography - Friday 13 February, 2015

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'
# Florida
# Florida

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'

Feb 13th 2015, 11:52 AM 14,999 Views 9 Comments

Followers were encouraged to post sexually explicit images of teens in the area to “expose” them.

# child-pornography - Monday 1 December, 2014

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography
# Cyber Criminals
# Cyber Criminals

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Dec 1st 2014, 5:55 PM 12,872 Views 15 Comments

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

May 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,485 Views 24 Comments

That is the highest number in a single year.

# child-pornography - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims
# Operation Round Table
# Operation Round Table

Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims

Mar 19th 2014, 7:28 AM 11,827 Views 17 Comments

There were more than 27,000 subscribers to the website.

# child-pornography - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,292 Views 27 Comments

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

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