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#sextortion

# sextortion - Monday 27 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 48,396 Views 13 Comments

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
# Fraud
# Fraud

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

Apr 19th 2020, 4:59 PM 37,501 Views 15 Comments

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
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

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

Dec 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 42,832 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

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

May 31st 2018, 3:00 PM 31,616 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

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

Oct 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,419 Views 27 Comments

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
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

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

Jul 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,432 Views 11 Comments

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
# Week In Web

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

Feb 10th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,842 Views 5 Comments

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