Press release from PPC: The Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate and the Cybercrime Prosecution Sub-Directorate of Northern Greece handled (8) cases of child pornography in June
(3) locals were arrested, while regular proceedings were filed against another (5) locals
The Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate and the Cybercrime Prosecution Sub-Directorate of Northern Greece filed spontaneous and regular proceedings against (8) locals for online child pornography in June.
In particular, after utilizing information from foreign authorities, in the framework of international police cooperation, a digital analysis was conducted - a thorough internet search and internet users were identified within the Greek territory, who, using specific electronic tracks, gained access to various websites and applications. had a handful of files with child pornography to share.
The above were brought to the attention of the Athens Prosecutor's Office and a committee was issued to lift the secrecy of communications.
Following the preliminary investigation and following relevant correspondence with the internet service providers involved, the details of the (8) locals and their home internet connections were disclosed, while their place of residence was also verified, where investigations were carried out.
During the searches, a total of (5) internal computer hard drives were found and confiscated, (9) mobile phones, external computer hard drive, tablet and storage card (SD).
From the on-site digital search of the confiscated digital evidence of (3) locals, a number of files (photos and videos) of child pornography were found, acts for which they were arrested within the limits of the spontaneous procedure, while for (5) locals their involvement in illegal activity, but the conditions of the spontaneous procedure were not met.
The confiscated digital evidence will be sent to the competent Departments of the Directorate and Sub-Directorate of Criminological Investigations for further laboratory examination.
It is noted that the (3) locals with the cases that were formed against them were taken to the competent prosecutorial authorities, where they were charged with criminal offenses and referred to main trial.
The regular procedure files that were formed against (5) nationals, were submitted with the regular procedure to the competent prosecutorial authorities.
It is recalled that citizens can contact, anonymously or anonymously, the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate, in order to provide information or to report illegal or reprehensible acts or activities carried out via the Internet, at the following contact details:
Sending e-mail to: [email protected]
Via twitter: @CyberAlertGR
Through the web portal of the Hellenic Police (https://portal.astynomia.gr)
Through the application (application) for smart phones (smart phones): CYBERKΙD