Cybercrime expert hunts child predators

Tracking down child pornographers and locating the young victims is like finding a needle in a haystack, but investigators from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have had tremendous success through a combination of innovative forensic technology and old-fashioned detective work.

Led by John MacKinnon, an ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) team in Boston has focused on finding and rescuing exploited child victims by closely analyzing lurid photos and videos for even the smallest clues that might point them to the scene of the crime and the perpetrators. They monitor chat room logs, social media and the Internet, and they take advantage of international networks to post information and seek help as part of their inquiries.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/cybercrime-expert-hunts-child-predators/2014/01/14/000bea8e-7d2d-11e3-93c1-0e888170b723_story.html

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