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Arrest of Australian paedophile in the Philippines triggers the rescue of three child sex slaves 

Arrest of Australian man and accused paedophile triggers the rescue of three child sex slaves as young as six in the Philippines

  • The 63-year-old Sydney man was arrested in January after visiting Manila
  • He allegedly travelled to the Philippines frequently to access abuse images
  • Police allege he had spent $113,000 over 395 individual transactions

The arrest of an Australian man who was allegedly caught live-streaming child abuse from the Philippines has triggered the rescue of three child sex slaves.

The 63-year-old Sydney man was arrested in January accused of accessing sickening images online. 

Police allege he had spent $113,000 over 395 individual transactions to the Philippines over a number of years, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.  

Authorities in the Philippines raided a property in Manila following the Sydney man’s arrest

A 34-year-old woman was arrested and charged with filming three children performing sex acts

A 34-year-old woman was arrested and charged with filming three children performing sex acts

Australian Federal Police told officers in the Philippines about the man’s arrest and provided details about his alleged offences, which resulted in a property in Manila being raided on Wednesday.

Local authorities rescued three children, age six, 11 and 14, and arrested a 34-year-old woman.

She is accused of live-streaming the children performing sex acts online.  

Local authorities rescued three children, age six, 11 and 14, and arrested a 34-year-old woman (pictured in orange)

Local authorities rescued three children, age six, 11 and 14, and arrested a 34-year-old woman (pictured in orange)

Paula Hudson, the police boss leading child abuse investigations, said authorities are working to rescue exploited children regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

‘We are not distracted by the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue our tireless work targeting anyone who seeks to exploit children,’ she said.

‘International partnerships are critical to our combined efforts to protect children no matter where they live.’  

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