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    08/09/2002 8:59:43 AM PDT · by NYer · 260 replies · 1,089+ views
    Associated Press .. breaking on the wire | August 9, 2002 | Connie Cass (AP)
    WASHINGTON (AP) _ Ten Americans and six foreigners were charged Friday with taking sexually explicit photographs of their own children or children in their care and sending them over the Internet to an international child pornography ring, the U.S. Customs Service said. Forty-five children, including 37 in the United States, were victims and have been removed from the care of those indicted, Customs officials said. Most of them are in the custody of another parent or relative. The defendants include nine people from seven states who were indicted in Fresno, Calif., along with six residents of Denmark, Switzerland and the...
  • Feds Searched Offices Of Seven McKinney Donors

    04/25/2002 3:05:29 PM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 13 replies · 401+ views
    Human Events ^ | April 22, 2002 | David Freddoso
    U.S. Customs Was Looking For Evidence of Terror FundingFeds Searched Offices Of Seven McKinney DonorsBy David Freddoso Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D.-Ga.) took $5,500 in campaign contributions in 2001 from seven donors whose organizationsí offices were recently searched by federal agents as part of an effort to collect information about terrorist groups. Among these donors was Abdurahman Alamoudi, an avowed supporter of the terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah. Alamoudi gave McKinney $2,000 on Sept. 11, 2001, according to a Federal Election Commission (FEC) report. Another three of the seven donorsí contributions were also received on that date.Each of the seven McKinney...