German police have confirmed that one of the largest ever pedophile ring busts in European history occurred last month, with almost zero mainstream media coverage.
Investigators discovered a Dark Web pedophilia network that had been operating since 2016 and had a staggering 90,000 active members.
Collective-evolution.com reports: Investigators in Germany recently revealed they had found and shut down the Dark Net platform called Elysium, which tens of thousands of members used to exchange images and videos showing the sexual and physical abuse of children, some of them toddlers.
According to the public prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt am Main, the suspected operator of the site is a 39-year-old man from the central German state of Hesse. He was reportedly arrested on June 12. The platform’s users also took advantage of the site to arrange meetings for sexually abusing children.
The number of recent pedophilia cases is enough to make you cringe, including the FBI/Europol case, in which 350 pedophiles were busted soon after the arrest of Playpen creator, Stephen Chase; the prominent Vatican official Cardinal George Pell, who was found to be connected to child pornography and pedophilia; and the 70,000-member pedophilia ring uncovered in Norway.
And to know that there are certainly more out there, and that such news will only continue, feels defeating. But why is this happening? There are some whose immorality stems from the need to be on top. By forcing children into such sexual abuse, they can rest assured they can use them later for political manipulation, among others things. How can money and power be so heartless?
Of the recent bust, the prosecutors said, “Among the child pornographic images and video files exchanged by the members of the platform were recordings of the most serious sexual abuse of children, including toddlers and depiction of sexual violence against children.”
The German man from Hesse was arrested after his apartment was searched and server seized. More suspects have since been arrested as well.