“Never before in the history of this agency have we identified and located this many minor victims in the course of a single child exploitation investigation.” Sometimes, anonymity is used for harmless fun. On the dark web, it’s often used to hide criminal activity. The interception of an item sent through snail mail led authorities to a major bust of an international ring of people sharing indecent images of children. While the move caught of few of the ring’s organizers, the numbers show how terrible this problem is: This one group had photos of 250 kids and was subscribed to by more than 27,000 people.