"Selling Innocence" - Dave Savini - IRE Journal

Collaborative Efforts Nabs Promoters of Child Porn

Byline: Dave Savini; 2002-07-01; IRE Journal; pages 34

Report: Exposing Predators

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". . .I soon spotted young girls in bikinis walking out of Smith's Chicago home. I noticed still and video cameras, and made a positive identification of Smith based on a mug shot we obtained through local police sources. Immediately, I called Rubenstein in our Chicago newsroom. She rushed to the scene with our photographer and undercover equipment. During our stakeout, we wrote down license plate numbers of the models old enough to drive. . ."

Description:WTVJ-Miami and WMAQ-Chicago joined forces to go undercover and expose child predators.

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