Anti-pedophile subreddit used by QAnon fans is banned after moderator 'admits addiction to child porn & pre-teen girls'

AN ANTI-pedophile subreddit has been banned after one of its moderators confessed to being obsessed with child pornography.

The Reddit page called “PedoGate” – used by QAnon fans – was banned from the platform this week after the moderator, who called themselves “Benjamin,” posted his confession online.

“For half a decade I have had a problem with an attraction to pre-teen girls,” Benjamin, 32, wrote two weeks ago, saying he "failed society."

“I always knew in my heart that what I was watching is evil and wrong, constantly telling myself this will ruin your life, you have to break free and stop it.”

Benjamin claimed that he’d be able to stop watching for weeks or months, but would relapse.

Despite admitting to being addicted to child porn himself, the moderator claimed that he really does have a hatred for pedophiles.

“My anger towards pedophilia is true, I have an endless hate towards it and have said ‘It’s the biggest problem in our society and the world.'”

He said he wishes he “never got into this disgusting addiction.”

“The reason I first joined up pedogate was because the good side of me wanted justice for all children on this planet and for everyone who put harm on our future to be held accountable and taken down,” he wrote.

Benjamin said he came clean on r/PedoGate after cops showed up at his home four weeks prior with a search warrant.

He said the warrant was related to “everything technology” as he “was discovered to have a connection to watching and doing illegal activity online.”

Benjamin didn’t say whether he’s been charged with anything, but said cops drove him home after he confessed to them for two hours and “finished a whole box of tissues because I was so disappointed in myself for letting down everyone in this world.”

While some PedoGate Reddit users applauded Benjamin for realizing he had a problem, others said he joined the subreddit to mask what he was doing.

This week, Reddit banned PedoGate for violating the website’s rules.

“This community has been banned for violations to our content policy including violations for harassment, incitement of and encouraging violence, and posting sexually suggestive content involving minors,” the former subreddit now reads.

Reddit has similarly banned other controversial subreddits for violating community rules, including Trump-related TheDonald, QAnon for "inciting violence," and Pizzagate.

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