TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say a sweeping child pornography investigation led to the rescue of 386 children around the world and the arrest of 348 people.
Toronto police describe the Project Spade operation as one of the largest child porn busts they’ve ever seen.
Police said Thursday that the investigation began with a Toronto man accused of running a company since 2005 that distributed child pornography videos.
Police say 108 people were arrested in Canada and 76 in the U.S. Others were arrested in Europe.
Schoolteachers, doctors and actors were among those arrested.