extortion Archive

A new extortion method

I’ve been seeing reports from various people about a new type of extortion emails that are being received nowadays. The emails in question threaten the victim with exposing it to the friends and family for watching porn or doing some other potentially incorrect activity online, like downloading torrents. To draw the attention the blackmailers provide

New Facebook extortion method

A Chilean online portal writes about a new extortion method propagated via Facebook, Linkedin and probably other social media sites. The report talks about the story behind the experience a 40 year old spaniard had after adding on Facebook a girl he didn’t actually know. Apparently, behind the girl’s profile might be Nigerian or Senegalese