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Sextortion: How to protect your child from disturbing, fast-growing crime

It’s one of the fastest-growing threats to children between the ages of 13 and 18, despite warnings from multiple law enforcement agencies including the FBI. 441 more words


International charges dropped against accused in Amanda Todd case

The man accused of tormenting Amanda Todd before her suicide will not face charges in her case in the Netherlands.

The lawyer representing Aydin Coban says Todd’s entire case is being left out of the Dutch prosecution against him.  218 more words


Union: 'Full Investigation' Into Sex-For-Repairs Allegations

BALTIMORE (AP) — A union leader has called for a full investigation into the Housing Authority of Baltimore City following allegations that maintenance men refused to perform repairs at public housing units unless residents had sex with them. 99 more words


Man Sentenced To 139 Years In Prison For "Sextortion"

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Hialeah man who tricked young boys into sending him sexually explicit pictures of themselves by posing as a young girl online has been sentenced to 139 years in prison. 223 more words


Child abuser sextortionist hijacked victims' Facebook and email accounts

A US man from Michigan has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for stalking 18 victims – most of them underage girls – using a tangled web of threats, extortion, phishing with a site set up to look like Flickr, and account hijackings. 936 more words


CU Police Worried More 'Sextortion' Victims Are Too Afraid To Come Forward

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – A woman from Singapore is accused of scamming at least two students at the University of Colorado in Boulder where she tried to blackmail them with a video of the students committing a sex act online. 424 more words


CU Boulder warns students of sextortion Skype scams

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is warning the CU community and public at large of known cases of sextortion of CU students by overseas criminals. 247 more words