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Garda cyber unit identified nine Irish-based children who were filmed being sexually abused by predators

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Detective Chief Superintendent Barry Walsh, the officer in charge of the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau. Photo: Frank McGrath
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Detective Chief Superintendent Barry Walsh, the officer in charge of the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau. Photo: Frank McGrath

Ken Foy

December 31 2022 02:30 AM


An elite garda unit which specialises in investigating a broad spectrum of crimes has identified nine Irish-based children this year who were the victims of sexual abuse and filmed by their attackers.

The work of the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau (GNCCB) in these cases was highlighted by Detective Chief Superintendent Barry Walsh, the officer in charge of the unit who closed a total of 672 cases this year involving dozens of separate crime categories.

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