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A child pornography investigation that began in Massachusetts has led to the arrests of 43 men in seven countries and identified more than 140 child victims.
Those arrested include a children's puppeteer in Florida, a hotel manager in Massachusetts and a day care worker in the Netherlands. A stuffed toy bunny helped investigators crack the case. Its believed the chid pornography network ran through Kansas, but no arrests were mentioned.
The bunny had been seen in a photo of a distraught 18-month-old boy. Investigators have discovered that the bunny was a character in a children's book popular in the Netherlands. From there, they zeroed in on Robert Mikelsons of Amsterdam. He has confessed to molesting more than 80 children.