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DSI releases more information about major child pornography seizure at modelling agency



PHOTO: Google/Nene Modeling

More information has been released about the major seizure of child pornography at a Pathum Thani modelling agency. The Department of Special Investigation, or DSI, held a press conference today and said they arrested 28 year old Danudet “Nene” Saengkaew, who ran “Nene Modeling.”

Last week, police raided the modelling agency, which was based in a neighbourhood in Pathum Thani’s Khlong Luang district, and arrested Danudet. DSI police chief says hundreds of thousands of child pornographic photos and videos were found in the raid.

“Officials found more than 500,000 pornographic images of children on computers and hard-disk drives at the agency, as well as video cameras, mobile phones, sex toys, lubricant jellies and condoms.”

Danudet faces charges violating the Computer Crime Act by uploading pornographic material into a computer system. The charge carries a penalty of up to 5 years in prison and a 100,000 fine.

DSI officers have been investigating the case since 2018 after a tip from Interpol reporting that a lot of child pornography on the internet traces back to Thailand, Korawat says. The investigation first led to the arrest of 30 year old Thakorn Atthapathomchai in Bangkok last year. Thakorn allegedly confessed to sexually assaulting minors and told police he stored the photos and videos at the modelling agency in Pathum Thani.

“Investigators learned that Thakorn would contact parents via Facebook saying he was a modelling agent and would get them to bring their children in for an audition. He would then sexually assault the youngsters in a closed room.”

Nation Thailand says Thakorn has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for raping minors and violating the Computer Crime Act. Police are still investigating to determine if Nene Modeling was involved.

Nene Modeling advertises on Facebook and Instagram. Its Facebook account was created in 2013 and has more than 29,000 “likes.” Many casting calls advertised on the social media accounts say they seek boys and girls ages 4 to 12.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand


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  1. Kuhn David

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    ( years in prison or raping child? They should castrate the monster and then put him away for life.

  2. Jim kelly

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 9:42 pm


  3. Ian

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    The more I read about this the more it sickens me I have 3 children and to think when they were 4 to 12 thiers predators out thier that could mess with them please lock me in a room with these scum for 10 minutes I wouldn’t need a knife I’d rip thier fuck… balls off and heart out with my bare hands

  4. Ian

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    Ps I know a guy who was in the glitter band with Gary glitter and he swears the band didn’t have a clue so it can be hidden quite well

    • Bill

      Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8:00 am

      quiet ian. your brain is so slow you have to post twice within 2 minutes.

  5. Timmytime

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 6:49 am

    Five bloody years only and a tiny fine of 100k baht for child raping, pathetic when an women got 40 plus years for les majeste. The justice system is truly broken in this country like som many other things.

  6. Jim kelly

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:51 pm

    Yeah, in protest… #HASHTAG: whydoweneedaking
    Like Timmy said, “a truly broken justice system!” Even the corrupt ‘boys in brown’ won’t bring in BOSS for murdering ” one of their own”.

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