Predators pay between £6 and £30 for the girls, who are as young as one. The shocking cyber-sex den was exposed in an undercover investigation by Belgian journalist Peter Bridge, whose name has been changed to protect his identity.
Posing as a paedophile, he gained the trust of ringleaders and got invited into the sex dens.
This kind of world is heaven for pedophiles but traumatic hell for abused children. But before he could expose this illegal trade, Peter had to make a desperate journey to the Philippines to carry out real-life sexual abuse on the girls.
It is contact with the predators that turns them into really educated abusers.
They learn how to receive the money, how to do these things unnoticed, how to make contacts. And they don’t know that it is abuse anymore.” Surprisingly, the girls coming from US, Europe, Australia, Canada and Korea can work for a shocking client list of around 200 people.
” said Deakin, 53, bare-chested and slick with sweat, his breath sour and glasses foggy, his wrists bound with a zip tie.
Deakin’s arrest on April 20 shows one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the United States, Europe and elsewhere pay facilitators in the Philippines to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.
Almost every case stems from the Philippines, where good English speakers, increased internet connections and widespread international cash transfer systems combine with widespread poverty and easy access to vulnerable kids.
There have been as many as three busts a week in the Philippines this spring.Most come from impoverished backgrounds and earn €2 a night from the abuse, which goes a long way in the Philippines Vile: A suspected British paedophile chats over webcam.Journalist Peter Bridge - not his real name - came across many men like him in a two year investigation into the depraved multi-billion dollar industry Horror: Bridge's investigation has led to a number of girls being rescued - but he says it is just the tip of the iceberg, and has vowed to continue to fight the industry - despite receiving death threats Hotspot: The Philippines is the top destination for predators in search of webcam child sex tourism, with some even travelling to the country to pay between €8 and €30. Children’s underwear, toddler shoes, cameras, bondage cuffs, meth pipes and stacks of hard drives cluttered the stuffy, two-bedroom town house. ” from the laptop on his bed, National Bureau of Investigation agents smashed their way into his cybersex den.Peter then interviewed them to find out how they were treated.