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    72 Charged in Child-Porn Ring

    WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 03: Attorney General Eric Holder (L) speaks while Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano looks on during a news conference at the Justice Department on August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Holder announced the results of an ongoing investigation that has targeted hundreds of individuals around the world for their alleged participation in an online bulletin board that was created and operated to promote pedophilia, and to encourage the sexual abuse of children.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    Seventy-two people in the United States have been charged with participating in a massive international child-pornography ring. Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the result of the investigation on Wednesday, which discovered almost 600 people around the world. Members of the group traded heavily encrypted images using a private Internet bulletin board called Dreamboard. It’s the largest U.S. prosecution of an international child-porn ring, according to the Justice Department.

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