Arrest of two people for child pornography
The Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate filed a spontaneous criminal case against two people, as well as a regular lawsuit against one person for child pornography.
In particular, in the context of preventive actions for the treatment of child pornography and after appropriate evaluation and utilization of data, internet users were identified within the Greek territory, who, using specific electronic tracks, gained access to various websites - applications and had access to sharing a number of files with child sexual abuse material.
The above were brought to the attention of the Athens Prosecutor's Office and a relevant committee was issued to remove the confidentiality of communications, while after correspondence with internet service providers and further police investigation, the details of the individuals involved were identified and their place of residence emerged.
Following the above, squads of police officers of the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate, conducted searches in the homes of those involved, where they found and confiscated a total of (3) mobile phones, (4) internal hard drives, and (2) microSD memory cards.
The on-site search of the digital evidence of the two arrested found a number of files (photos and videos) of child pornography, while the third perpetrator was involved in illegal activity, without meeting the conditions of the spontaneous procedure.
The confiscated digital evidence will be sent to the competent Department of the Directorate of Criminological Investigations for further laboratory examination.
The two arrested with the cases against them were taken to the competent Prosecutor and referred to an Investigator, while the case against the third perpetrator was submitted to the competent Prosecutor's Office.
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: