Cyber crime authorities in Germany have uncovered a huge online network of nearly 30,000 people who were sharing sexual and pornographic material of children and exchanging information on how to sedate and abuse children online.

Peter Biesenbach, Justice Minister in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia, shared that they were stunned by the scale of the network which the special task-force  who had been set up to find the suspects uncovered. he also suggested that the task force would have to act promptly before perpetrators not identified yet would delete the chats making it almost impossible to identify the suspects.