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'Sextortion' is an online 'epidemic' against children

Unemployed high school dropout Tremain Hutchinson spent a lot of time talking to young girls on Tagged.com, a teen chat site.

Sometimes he was “Mario,” sometimes “Quan” or “Money,” but Hutchinson, 28, always pretended to be a cute 16-year-old Georgia boy. 231 more words


N.S. parents warned more teens being sextorted online

HALIFAX – More teens are being sextorted online, according to the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, which is urging parents to take a closer look at what their children are doing online. 684 more words


Winnipeg agency warns parents over child "sextortion"

WATCH: Signy Arnason and Brittany Greenslade discuss child “sextortion” on the Morning News.

WINNIPEG – The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says it is seeing an alarming increase in the number of teens who are sharing sexual images of themselves through live web chats and then being extorted for money. 474 more words


North Vancouver man sentenced to 60 days in jail in sextortion case

A North Vancouver man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail this morning for his role in a sextortion case.

The judge presiding over the case of 23-year-old Mark Webber says the role of the sentence was not meant to rehabilitate but to be a deterrent and denunciation to others who are looking at doing the same sort of crime. 221 more words