In the largest ever operation of its kind, police in 30 countries have arrested 184 suspects and identified 486 others.Mr Wainwright says more will follow in short order.
At its peak, the forum had more than 70,000 members around the world.
No child pornography was distributed on the forum itself, rather, members used the forum to facilitate individual exchanges of photos or videos online. The 37-year-old Israeli-born Dutch citizen was arrested in 2009 for possession of child pornography and has since cooperated fully with investigators.
Rush is where fans, supporters, enthusiasts and newcomers to esports will be able to experience the thrill of watching SA’s top gamers and teams/clans compete for prizes on dedicated stages, complete with big screens and live commentary.
Even if you’re not a serious competitive gamer, there’ll be competitions for which you can sign up, giving you the chance to win prizes for showing off your gaming skills.
Over the course of the weekend tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans descend on the venue for three days of gaming, technology, gadgets, and geek lifestyle entertainment.
You can buy new games and consoles, chat with local comic book artists, or take selfies with your favourite cosplayers.
Another forum user was Stephen Palmer, 54, of Birkenhead, who shared abuse images with contacts in the US.
A third man, 46-year-old Colin Hoey Brown of Bromsgrove, was jailed for making and distributing almost 1,000 images.
Now in its 15th year, the NAG LAN is Southern Africa’s largest BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer/Console) LAN event.
In 2017 the NAG LAN will be hosted at the annual r Age Expo in Johannesburg.
– More here Massive Dutch-run child pornography ring revealed 3/16/2011/ PM 184 suspects have already been arrested in a large-scale international child pornography ring centred in the Netherlands.