Cyber Extortion Scam

WHAT IS A Cyber Extortion Scam?

Scammers befriend victims online and then coax them into performing an indecent act on camera. Afterwards, the scammers use the video footage or images of the act to extort money from the victims.

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  • The people you befriend online. Scammers often prey on emotions to convince victims to do things they would not otherwise do.
  • Remember that whatever happens on the Internet is likely to stay on the Internet and is accessible to everyone.
  • Do not trust strangers with photos or videos of yourself.
  • Do not agree to requests that might put you in a

What to look out for

  • The people you befriend online. Scammers often prey on emotions to convince victims to do things they would not otherwise do.

How to protect yourself

  • Remember that whatever happens on the Internet is likely to stay on the Internet and is accessible to everyone.
  • Do not trust strangers with photos or videos of yourself.
  • Do not agree to requests that might put you in a

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