What to do if you’re a victim of ‘sextortion’

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Cases of “sextortion” have more than doubled in the UK in the past year and four men have taken  their own lives after being targeted by criminals online, according to figures released by the police. 

“Sextortion” is a form of blackmail where victims are befriended online by criminals using a fake identity who then persuade them to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. 

Using an attractive woman to entice the victim, organised crime croups then threaten to share videos with victims’ friends and family unless they agree to pay a huge sum of money.  Read more…

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