Their details were handed over to the police authorities.
The project received worldwide attention, firmly putting the subject of online sexual exploitation of children on national and international political agenda.
"But international collaboration and information-sharing have really helped us to identify and track them." The syndicates prey on mostly male victims by employing women with fake Facebook accounts who strike up online chats.
The victims are duped into engaging in lewd talk, exposing themselves before a webcam or performing a sexual act, which are secretly recorded and used to blackmail them, Philippine police said.
Although camfrog may state that it is active in the protection of minors. If a pedophile or sexual predator is witnessed performing offensive sexual acts on webcam and removed by an operator.
"After the initial arrests, many other suspects have been lying low," Sosa said.
Photo shows (from left) Leonarda Kling, regional director for Southeast Asia, AJ Van Santbrink, executive director for Terre des Hommes Netherlands, Hans Guijt, head for special programs and campaigns, and Dr.
Alwin De Leon, Philippine country manager at Terre des Hommes Netherlands In a briefing held at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon City on Tuesday, April 14, local and international officials of Terre des Hommes announced that it is now working with foreign specialists to develop advanced software to tackle online sexual abuse of children worldwide.
Remember Sweetie, the virtual 10-year-old Filipina girl created to catch online sex abusers?
Her creator, Dutch children’s rights organization Terre des Hommes, has just launched Sweetie 2.0, which is basically chat robots designed to nab Web predators.
The BBC has reported that he killed himself after being warned that his video conversations would be circulated to his friends and family if he didn't pay.