News Around the Republic of Mexico | April 2009
|Nationwide Child Pornography Ring Busted by Authorities|
Mexico City prosecutors said this week that a month-long investigation had netted a nationwide child pornography ring, and that separate investigations into a network of child shelters will be led by the Attorney General's Office because organized crime may have been involved.
|Porn stars perform at a Mexico porn fair. (AP)|
Through an electronic investigation, the Mexico City Attorney General's Office, managed to nab a 32-year-old man in a Miguel Hidalgo borough apartment, where they found various pornographic materials of minors.
He and six other men - including a priest in Xalapa, Veracruz - were allegedly part of a child pornography ring.
"Casitas del Sur," a network of child shelters had been under investigation since a raid on two such Mexico City homes in January.
The PGR's organized crime unit, SIEDO, will head its probe.