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7 men arrested in Puerto Rico in child pornography case

AP  |  San Juan 

Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested seven men in a child pornography case involving children as young as 3 years old.

Officials say the suspects face charges including possessing, distributing and advertising child pornography.

The office of Homeland Security Investigations in Puerto Rico said today it is seeing a growing trend of adults coercing children online to provide sexually explicit material of themselves.

The suspects face 15 to 30 years in prison if found guilty.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 23:07 IST