HSI Madrid and Partners Prioritize Child Sexual Exploitation Investigations in the Iberian Peninsula

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of lockdowns in Spain, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Madrid’s area of responsibility in the Iberian Peninsula has seen an increase in cyber-related cases, including those involving child exploitation.

HSI Madrid, together with its partners at Spain’s Guardia Civil, Spanish National Police (SNP), Andorra Police, and Portuguese law enforcement agencies, have conducted several successful operations in fiscal year 2021, resulting in more than 58 arrests, 61 search warrants and the rescue of six victims.

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