Task force to tackle child sex tourism

Read the full article

Just register a few details

Charlie Flanagan, the justice minister, plans for gardaí and the US to exchange intelligence on the travel of convicted child sex offendersSam Boal/Rollingnews

Ireland and the US are to redouble efforts to prevent child sex offenders from travelling and reoffending in both countries.

Charlie Flanagan, the justice minister, will bring a plan to cabinet tomorrow for gardaí and US homeland security to exchange intelligence on the international travel of convicted child sex offenders.

The sharing of information is part of the US operation Angel Watch that was set up to stop child sex tourism. Angel Watch targets individuals convicted of sexual crimes against a child and who might pose a new threat by travelling overseas for the purpose of sexually abusing or exploiting minors.

A source said the two nations would sign a letter of intent that “reiterates the processes currently in place between Ireland and the US”.

Want to read more?

Register with a few details to continue reading this article

AdSense

Smart Home

%d bloggers like this: