Ibabao is a sleepy seaside village located 500 kilometers (310.7 miles) south of the Philippine capital Manila.
Everyone knows everyone in the village, and family ties are strong. In small bamboo huts and brick houses, children are forced by neighbors or even their own impoverished parents to perform sexual acts in front of web cameras.
In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator, David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., is arrested by members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division inside his home in Mabalacat, Philippines. Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled "My Mom and Dad love me" and a broken heart.Almost every case stems from the Philippines, where good English speakers, increased internet connections and widespread international cash transfer systems combine with widespread poverty and easy access to vulnerable kids.There have been as many as three busts a week there this spring.MABALACAT, Philippines -- The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts., where pedophiles in the U. Children's underwear, toddler shoes, cameras, bondage cuffs, fetish ropes, meth pipes and stacks of hard drives and photo albums cluttered the stuffy, two-bedroom townhouse.