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# sextortion - Monday 27 April, 2020

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'

There has been an increase in the number of online scams reported during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# sextortion - Sunday 19 April, 2020

People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI

Parents have been encouraged to check what websites their children are accessing.

# sextortion - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell

A new TG4 documentary is examining the concept of online shaming.

# sextortion - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Teachers, judges and actors are all falling victim to online sex blackmailers

The sextortion scams are typically run by criminal gangs working out of several different countries.

# sextortion - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

# sextortion - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Ever take a 'sensitive' photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion

Faceless criminals are using young peoples’ personal images to extort money from them and the FBI want it to stop.

# sextortion - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Angry Birds cartoon, dirty screens and 'sextortion' Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Angry Birds cartoon, dirty screens and 'sextortion'

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