Police investigating claims of child abuse at care homes in North Wales have said 140 complainants have come forward since the operation was launched.
North Wales Police have said they have found "significant evidence of systemic and serious sexual and physical abuse of children" in care homes spanning across three decades.
Police say the alleged victims all almost all men who were aged between seven and 19 at the time of the alleged offences between 1963 and 1992.
A total of 84 people - 75 male and nine female - have been named by the alleged victims, with 16 named by more than one complainant. It is believed that ten of these 16 are now deceased.
The allegations range from verbal and physical assaults to serious sexual assaults including rape.