Police say that Ford had been paying for the live abuse of children and planned to move to the Philippines to set up an internet café.He was sentenced in March 2013 to eight and a half years in prison.A routine visit to the home of a registered sex offender in the UK has led law enforcement to bust an international organised crime group centered in the Philippines that arranged, and profited from, children being sexually abused live on webcam.An international investigation, “Operation Endeavour,” started in 2012 and has so far resulted in the rescue of 15 children in the Philippines, aged between 6-15, with some of the victims’ own families having arranged for the abuse.However, also included on the list of punishable offenses under this new act is cybersex and some harsh new punishments for libel.
” from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of Investigation smashed their way into his cybersex den.
The Philippines is today making headlines around the world after President Benigno Aquino III signed a law that bans cybersex as part of a cybercrime prevention tactic.
The act, signed last Wednesday, September 12, prohibits the "willful engagement, maintenance, control, or operation, direction or indirectly, of any lascivious exhibition of sexual organs or sexual activity, with the aid of a computer system, for favor or consideration." The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 aims to cut down on cybercrime by making certain acts such as cyber-squatting, computer-related forgery and identity theft, and child pornography, illegal.
“Why is everyone asking about children coming into my house?
” said Deakin, 53, his wrists bound with a zip tie.