Washington (CNN) — Federal agents watched in horror as an unknown man in an internet photo appealed for stomach-churning advice — how to rape the child beside him.
The girl was in pajamas and the man appeared intent on abusing her sometime soon.
Homeland Security agents knew they were in a race against time to save the girl.
In a narrow, windowless office outside Washington, DC, Special Agent Jim Cole sits at a bank of computer screens. The room is modest but the technology Cole is using is second to none.
He showed CNN’s Freedom Project how Homeland Security Investigations agents chase down child pornographers. The tone in his voice changes when he begins to tell us about the 11-year-old girl and the special case, which the agency has termed “Sunflower.”…read full article