According to the Women’s Support Project, commercial sexual exploitation takes on many forms such as brothels, sex trafficking, mail order brides, sex tourism, pornography, prostitution, stripping, lap dancing, and phone sex companies.
More recently, this crime has become more and more invisible as perpetrators use the Internet and mobile phones to plan and to exploit victims in both in-person and online encounters.
Cecilia Caparas-Regalachuela, a businesswoman from Tondo, Manila, and her alleged accomplices Rommel Manucon, Glen Bautista, Rachel Manicon, Mark Andre Rafol, Jenny Espiritu, Randy Espiritu and Mark Tabuso, all residents of San Jose del Monte City and Norzagaray. Gilbert Sosa, head of the Philippine National Police anticybercrime group (ACG), said Regalachuela was the suspected leader of the gang, which targeted mostly Asians from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau.
The raiding teams seized 106 units of electronic devices, including mobile phones, computer laptops, data storage devices and a camera.
The video footage of these sex offenders have been handed over to the police.”In an increasingly globalized world, ideas, culture, and commodities are easily accessible with just a click of a button or via a short plane ride.
S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.
The relatively new crime of webcam sex tourism is spreading rapidly, with new digital technologies sparking what the United Nations calls an "alarming growth of new forms of child sexual exploitation online." The FBI says it's epidemic, and that at any given moment, 750,000 child predators are online.
In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator, David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., is arrested by members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division inside his home in Mabalacat, Philippines. Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled "My Mom and Dad love me" and a broken heart.
MABALACAT, Philippines -- The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts., where pedophiles in the U.