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Europol warns of 'sextorion' of children online

Often referred to as ‘sextortion’ or ‘webcam blackmailing’, the online coercion and extortion of children – a form of digital blackmail where sexual information or images are used to extort sexual material, sexual favours or money, has skyrocketed in the past years, but remains largely underreported. 678 more words

Security

European Police Launch Campaign Targeting Online Extortion

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JUNE 19, 2017, 6:00 A.M. E.D.T.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The European Union police agency and forces across the continent are launching a campaign warning of the rise in online extortion targeting children, saying that victims as young as 7 are falling prey to the crime, also known as sextortion or webcam blackmail. 84 more words

Online 'sextortion' cases in Canada involving teen boys spiking, say experts

Child exploitation experts say they’ve detected a spike in reports of online “sextortion” cases involving teen boys.

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says 65 boys reported incidents to Cybertip.ca in 2015-16 – an 89 per cent increase from the previous two-year period of 2013-2014. 651 more words

Crime

Convicted! Mario Antoine- Sex Scammer!

On Friday, 5/12/17, in Kansas City MO, Mario  Antoine, sex scammer, pleaded guilty. Both his and the federal attorney agreed to a sentence of 10 years, as he pleaded guilty to wire fraud and avoided up to 60 years confinement on all charges. 350 more words

Military 'revenge porn' investigation leads to 21 felony cases

Word to the wise: doing an image search on “uniformed military nude” (holy mother of NSFW!!!) turns up a whole lot of material.

In fact, it turned up 80m hits, as the US Marine Corps found out when investigating a… 1,218 more words

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'Unlock iPhone', says judge in US sextortion case

4 May 2017 From the section Technology These are external links and will open in a new window Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with… 83 more words

Interview: Predator Apps and Sexual Abuse of Teen

Following the kidnapping of a teen girl and her subsequent sexual abuse — WLWT produced the following story regarding how predators might prey on children using social media apps.