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How Widespread And Intractable Is Child Pornography?

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle leaves the Federal Courthouse in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, following a hearing on child-pornography charges. Fogle agreed to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography in a case that destroyed his career at the sandwich chain and could send him to prison for more than a decade. (Michael Conroy/AP)
Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle leaves the Federal Courthouse in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, following a hearing on child-pornography charges. Fogle agreed to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography in a case that destroyed his career at the sandwich chain and could send him to prison for more than a decade. (Michael Conroy/AP)

Note: The audio of this interview may be disturbing to some listeners.

Jared Fogle, the now-ex-spokesman for the Subway restaurant chain, has agreed to pay $1.4 million in restitution to the 14 underage victims in his child sexual exploitation case, as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, about the broader problem of child sexual exploitation in the U.S. and around the world.

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