Messenger abounds from people who really should know better, even though that's not what is happening.
Baker went on to say that this type of operation can only be done when law enforcement agencies work together across borders.
That includes a host of agencies, including the Philippine National Police and the International Justice Mission (IJM), all of whom worked to share information and intelligence and also to identify and remove exploited children and to safeguard them from further harm.
Messenger was at the centre of a major privacy scandal in 2014 as documents revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden showed that British voyeur agency GCHQ was cheerfully hacking into users' Yahoo!
Messenger webcam feeds to watch millions of innocent people having cyber sex. it would appear that a surprising number of people use webcam conversations to show intimate parts of their body to the other person," a GCHQ employee wrote, in a document seen by the Guardian.
The crime ring’s UK customers paid over £5,351 ($8,802) for the video streams, police said.