Child Pornography Prosecutions Down in May 2007
(11 Sep 2007) Only 70 new federal criminal prosecutions of child pornography were filed in May 2007, a decline of 12.5% from the previous month, and down over 41% from a year ago. The number of such prosecutions, which had been generally rising until 2005, is now lower than it was five years ago -- down 1.5%.

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