Wednesday, April 22, 2015

'Sextortion' The Latest Online Scam



What began as a way to meet women online nearly ended in tragedy for a young Metro Vancouver man last month who says he became a "slave" to a scam that's come to be known as "sextortion."

Sam — not his real name— considered taking his own life after scammers threatened to post a video of him having a sexual encounter with a woman online if he didn't pay them cash.

This article on Huffpost reports of the latest online scam preying on the vulnerable.





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