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Mother forces kids into online prostitution

June 7, 2023 Hector Lawas 192 views

NATIONAL Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents arrested a woman on charges of coercing her four minor children into engaging in sexual acts in front of foreign clients via online platforms.
The NBI released a statement withholding the suspect’s identity and the specific location of her arrest.

The woman now faces multiple charges under the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act (Republic Act No. 9208, as amended by R.A. 10364 and further amended by R.A. 11862), R.A. 11930, and R.A. 7610.

Acting upon information provided by the United States’ Homeland Security Investigation (US-HSI), the NBI-Anti Human Trafficking Division (NBI-AHTRAD) conducted the operation against a “Filipino facilitator” allegedly involved in offering paid sexual performances and disseminating child sexual abuse and exploitation materials (CSAEM) to foreign customers online.

NBI-AHTRAD agents coordinated with the US-HSI, obtaining access to and a transcript of the conversation between an HSI undercover agent and the suspect.

Following verification by NBI-AHTRAD, it was confirmed that the suspect had been indeed soliciting her underage children for sexual performances to foreign undercover agents and was involved in creating, producing, and distributing CSAEM.

The NBI-AHTRAD filed for a warrant to search, seize, and examine computer data (WSSECD) against the suspect, which was subsequently granted by a local court.

On May 25, the NBI-AHTRAD conducted a raid at the suspect’s residence, apprehending her while she was in the act of offering online sexual performances featuring children to an undercover agent.

In the operation, NBI-AHTRAD operatives arrested the suspect and rescued four minor children including the three kids who were positively identified in the CSAEM discovered on the suspect’s seized cell phone