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Sextortion of children on the rise | Canada | News | Toronto Sun

TORONTO – Canadian cases of online sex-related extortion — “sextortion” — against children are increasing, following trends in the United States.

U.S. federal officials and advocates are urging educators and parents to help raise awareness at school events. 98 more words

Online ‘sextortion’ against children on the rise | The Star-Telegram

Federal officials and advocates say online sex-related extortion against children is growing, and they are urging educators and parents to help raise awareness at back-to-school events. 75 more words

FBI Working to Protect Children from Online Predators

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With a new school year underway, the FBI is increasing its efforts to protect children from online predators. As Alex Demetrick reports, there’s a form of blackmail known as sextortion. 282 more words

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14-year-old sues Facebook over nude photo posted to "shame" site

A 14-year-old girl from Northern Ireland is suing Facebook after a naked photo was published on a “shame” page and repeatedly reposted.

At a hearing in Belfast’s High Court, the girl’s attorney said that Facebook should have made blocking the image from being republished a “red-line” issue, the… 263 more words

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Feds: Sextortion reports on rise

There is a growing number of reports of sextortion across the country, according to the FBI and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Sextortion happens when a person uses coercion to get sexual images, videos, money, or even sex from a victim. 26 more words

Νέα κρούσματα εκβιασμών «Sextortion» με θύματα Κύπριους

Μετά από διαπίστωση νέων κρουσμάτων εκβιασμών, το Γραφείο Καταπολέμησης Ηλεκτρονικού Εγκλήματος Αρχηγείου Αστυνομίας εξέδωσε ανακοίνωση στην όποια αναφέρει ότι υπάρχουν αυξημένες καταγγελίες για αυτού του είδους το φαινόμενο εκβιασμού και καλεί κυρίως του άνδρες χρήστες των μέσων κοινωνικής δικτύωσης να είναι προσεκτικοί.

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Edmonton teen facing charges connected to online 'sextortion'

An Edmonton teenager has been charged with extorting nude photos from a teen girl.

Edmonton’s Internet Child Exploitation team arrested the 16-year-old on Wednesday and charged him with extortion, possession of child pornography and luring. 280 more words

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