The Netclean Report 2015

Unbelievable truths

The number of crimes involving child sexual abuse materials is increasing and the individual cases contain more material than they did previously.

More child sexual abuse material is in circulation than ever before.

The material is becoming more severe and victims are getting younger.

Mobile phones and videos are
becoming increasingly common in the investigations.

More and more material is being shared via social media and is being produced by the children themselves.

Anonymisation technologies are a crucial challenge when it comes to identifying offenders who have produced child sexual abuse material.

Child sexual abuse material is found on computers at work and on computers in the public sector.

The public, and in many cases even decision makers, are unaware of the extent of the problem of child sexual abuse material.

The investigators consider that the sentences for child sexual abuse crime are too lenient and that the legal system is not efficient in stopping child sexual abuse crime.

Many investigators do not have the time to give priority to the work needed to identify victims.

Many investigators do not have the time to give priority to the work needed to identify perpetrators.