NASA workers had been caught shopping for little one pornography from a prison ring in Eastern Europe that distributed photographs of minors as younger as three, it may be revealed. An investigation by Daily Mail Online discovered 16 employees members from the house company paid for footage and movies of kids in sexual conditions, however had been by no means prosecuted.
Their names have by no means been launched due to authorities tips which shield their privateness – prompting fears a number of the culprits are nonetheless employed by NASA. The probe discovered that in 2010, the workers paid for the pornography utilizing private bank cards or PayPal whereas working for the federal government.
Their actions had been uncovered throughout Project Flicker – an investigation by the FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) into American residents shopping for little one pornography from Belarus and Ukraine.
The investigation started in 2007 when greater than 33,000 photographs of minors being abused flooded into the nation.
Investigators recognized greater than 5,200 residents throughout the nation who had paid for a subscription to illicit web sites to be able to entry the content material.
In 2010 it was revealed that 264 of those labored for the Pentagon as both workers or contractors. Some of them labored for the NSA and had prime safety clearance.
But the Daily Mail Online can reveal for the primary time that NASA workers had been additionally recognized within the sickening scheme in the identical 12 months.