View the full list Long before the advent of the internet, the Philippines was a prime destination for Western child sex tourists.
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.
Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled “My Mom and Dad love me” and a broken heart.
” from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of Investigation smashed their way into his cybersex den.
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.
The cybersex industry is a billion-dollar business worldwide.