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The Department of Defense enjoys kiddie porn

Merc

Problematic Shitlord
V.I.P.
YouTube - 5200 Pentagon Employees PURCHASED Child Pornography! (Why Is This Not A Bigger Story?)

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's top investigator is vowing an "all-out pursuit" of any employees who may have downloaded child pornography after his agency acknowledged that 1,700 potential suspects who were referred to military investigators four years ago were never screened.

Gordon S. Heddell, the Department of Defense's Inspector General, said in a statement to the Globe today that his office, which oversees the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, is working aggressively to correct the mishandling of the cases and pursue any remaining suspects.

"I can assure those with questions that my office is conducting an aggressive pursuit of anyone implicated in Operation Flicker and that it is a key investigative priority," Heddell said in his first public statement on the matter.

"The sexual exploitation of any child is a tragedy," he added. "We are reviewing each and every Operation Flicker referral DCIS has received so as to ensure action is taken regarding allegations involving individuals with connections to the Department of Defense."

The Pentagon agency has come under fierce criticism in recent months for its role in the child pornography investigation that was spearheaded by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which has jurisdiction for such federal crimes under its customs mandate...
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This sort of thing is why people do not trust their government anymore since it can't even keep itself in check. I mean, fuck, these are the guys in charge of defending our country and they're downloading and buying child pornography? Holy hell, why isn't this bigger news? If one creep who downloaded a single picture of such a thing is caught, it's news for two days. Yet, here we have a completely botched investigation that was abruptly halted.

What do you think? How does this sort of thing make you feel?
 

SmilinSilhouette

Registered Member
From your source:

The partial screening, which was conducted in 2007, identified 302 individuals who were either military personnel, civilian employees, or private contractors.
At what point did you stop reading your source? Child porn is unacceptable, but hardly what the OP title suggests.

Truly disgusting and those leads should be pursued.
 

Merc

Problematic Shitlord
V.I.P.
From your source:

At what point did you stop reading your source? Child porn is unacceptable, but hardly what the OP title suggests.
*sigh*

And did you watch the video? Can we please not start another thread like this? 1700+ were identified in a sting operation called Operation Flicker as providing military or DoD credentials while purchasing child porn.

Either way, it's disturbing and it involves hundreds and hundreds of DoD employees and personel. They claim the investigation halted due to a lack of funding but that's an excuse if you ask me. It would mean a lot of people losing their jobs and the DoD going belly up temporarily while they rush to fill jobs.
 

SmilinSilhouette

Registered Member
Yes I did, did you? I stand by my previous post.

Over 300 were identified as employees or contractors and over 200 of those were not investigated. Get your numbers straight!

Still I agree it is disgusting and all should be investigated. So while we agree it is an outrage please revisit your sources. 1700 were not investigated, not all were connected to the DOD. If you show me my error I will admit to it.
 

Merc

Problematic Shitlord
V.I.P.
42 seconds in:

The video points out that 5200 people were noted, many of whom provided military or DoD credentials. The whole point is that the investigation into all of these people was not continued, meaning many more could be DoD employees. The number you've mentioned is their tally so far before they gave up.
 
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SmilinSilhouette

Registered Member
1:09 in

So will you walk back your claim or not? Out of the 1700 remaining it is pure speculation how many more are connected to the DoD.

Other than that we are on the same page. It is an outrage that they are not investigated. Especially when we can spend millions on useless shit.
 

fractal

Eye see what you did ther
What is the basis of suspicion? Military email ids etc. right? You do realise that this information could have been intentionally provided by some other people so that they point back at government employees. How many people could actually be so stupid to actually provide such easily traceable information?
 
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