Child abuse swap-shop admins to spend decades behind bars
The FBI is keeping quiet how exactly it brought down a Tor-hidden pedophile haven, having secured decades-long prison sentences for four of the website's administrators.
Three men from the US and one from Canada were sent down for 20 to 35 years each for running a .onion site called The Giftbox Exchange, used by warped perverts to trade child sex abuse images, prosecutors announced today. At the time of its shutdown, we're told, the dark-web website, which was hidden on the Tor anonymizing network, had 72,000 registered users and 56,000 forum posts that were categorized by the age range of the victims.
Patrick Falte, 29, from Franklin, Tennessee, was found to be the creator of the site and given 35 years in the clink along with ..