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12 accused of trying to sexually exploit children online

May 24, 2019

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say 12 arrests have been made as part of “Operation Cyber Guardian” to target people intent to sexually exploit children through the use of technology and the internet.

The New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force conducted the operation this week with the Nashua and Lebanon police departments.

Authorities said Friday that 12 men are charged with one count of certain uses of computer services prohibited, a felony.

They said the group is accused of trying to meet and have sexual contact with someone they believed to be a minor.

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