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'660 suspected paedophiles' arrested in major operation

660 suspected paedophiles including doctors, teachers and former police officers have been arrested in the biggest ever UK crackdown on obscene images of children.

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Huge increase in indecent images in circulation

NCA deputy director general Phil Gormley said the scale of offending discovered by the child abuse operation was "shocking".

His colleague, chief constable Simon Bailey, said the number of indecent images of children has risen from under 10,000 in the 1990s to a figure in the tens of millions today.

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