Officials showed those images to a victim to verify and arrested a suspect within 12 hours.The Philippines and Indonesia have expressed interest in the task force and U. Homeland Security partners with TICAC, Thammasak said.

The word Śyâma is possibly not its origin, but a learned and artificial distortion.

Another theory is the name derives from Chinese: "Ayutthaya emerged as a dominant centre in the late fourteenth century.

Authorities have uncovered so-called dark websites while smashing an international child-porn ring and arresting dozens of suspects over the last two years, the chief of Thailand’s Internet Crimes Against Children (TICAC) task force said Thursday.

Online child-sex abuse has increased, leading investigators to bring charges against 73 people and seize assets of more than 800 million baht (U. $25 million) from the suspects during a two-year period dating to December 2015, police Gen.

In a separate case, a TICAC investigator got into a closed chat room, where members arranged live sex acts.

Police arrested one member whose act involved a 3-year-old.

“This is depressing and concerning because this trend is increasing,” Thammasak said.

“We’ve found similar cases that challenge our ability to integrate our work with other agencies to prevent this crime,” he said, adding that the task force was proposing a full-time department to battle child-sex crimes along with the cyber patrol and digital evidence verification units already in place. Kornchai Klayklueng told reporters that a geographic information system, Arc GIS, had been created to follow and arrest people suspected of being involved in human trafficking.

When his school friends found the clip, he became a laughingstock.