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Project Mercury,
More than 150 arrests and a dozen children rescued in
international child sexual abuse investigation,
Correction made to charge list

Broadcast time: 12:45
Friday, April 13, 2018

Sex Crimes

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Toronto Police Service released details of Project Mercury.

This news release listed incorrect information regarding Shane Murphy, 43, of Toronto.

Mr. Murphy was charged with Accessing Child Pornography and Make Available Child Pornography. Those charges were withdrawn and he pled guilty to, and was convicted of, Corrupting Morals.

The Toronto Police Service regrets the error.

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications