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OPP warn of sextortion scam targeting men | CBC News – CBC.ca

Ontario Provincial Police in East Algoma are investigating three separate cases of an online sex scam involving blackmail.

Constable Bev Gauthier says the first complaint came from Elliot Lake in early December, while the other two are from Blind River.

She says the victims are all male and were targeted on Facebook, dating sites or pornographic sites.

Gauthier says the scammers work to blackmail the victims.

“The scammers will request a webcam chat session typically over Skype, and then the subjects then typically show the victims a pre-recorded video of a woman disrobing, which the victims believe to be a live woman,” she explained.

“Then the victims are then enticed to perform a sexual act and then its recorded. The victim is then advised that the event

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/opp-sextortion-men-1.4485427

OPP warn of sextortion scam targeting men

Ontario Provincial Police in East Algoma are investigating three separate cases of an online sex scam involving blackmail.

Constable Bev Gauthier says the first complaint came from Elliot Lake in early December, while the other two are from Blind River.

She says the victims are all male and were targeted on Facebook, dating sites or pornographic sites.

Gauthier says the scammers work to blackmail the victims.

“The scammers will request a webcam chat session typically over Skype, and then the subjects then typically show the victims a pre-recorded video of a woman disrobing, which the victims believe to be a live woman,” she explained.

“Then the victims are then enticed to perform a sexual act and then its recorded. The victim is then advised that the event was recorded and unless a sum of money is paid the video will be released, made public, sent to contacts on their Facebook profile and other social network

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/opp-sextortion-men-1.4485427

OPP warn of sextortion scam targeting men – Sudbury – CBC News

Ontario Provincial Police in East Algoma are investigating three separate cases of an online sex scam involving blackmail.

Constable Bev Gauthier says the first complaint came from Elliot Lake in early December, while the other two are from Blind River.

She says the victims are all male and were targeted on Facebook, dating sites or pornographic sites.

Gauthier says the scammers work to blackmail the victims.

“The scammers will request a webcam chat session typically over Skype, and then the subjects then typically show the victims a pre-recorded video of a woman disrobing, which the victims believe to be a live woman,” she explained.

“Then the victims are then enticed to perform a sexual act and then its recorded. The victim is then advised that the event was recorded and unless a sum of money is paid the video will be released, made public, sent to contacts on their Facebook profile and other social network

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/opp-sextortion-men-1.4485427

Sextortion affected men in Elliot Lake/Blind River

 Three Algoma men were extorted after performing sex acts on webcams for women they met online.

 

The incidents, involving one adult male in Elliot Lake and two men in Blind River, were reported in the last month, said Const. Bev Gauthier of Ontario Provincial Police.

One of the Blind River victims was told the sex video would be released to his friends if he didn’t send $300 via a money transfer service.

Gauthier couldn’t confirm if he made the cash payment. He did report the incident to police.

The man originally received an email that “came out of the blue” with a photo and a short message from a woman, said Gauthier. Contact continued via Skype.

“(Blackmail) doesn’t happen overnight,” said Gauthier. “The victims get a little comfortable.”

“Bedroom talk” began with the Blind River man. He, similar to other victims, saw a video of a woman undressing. He was asked to perform a sex act

Read more at: http://www.elliotlakestandard.ca/2018/01/11/sextortion-affected-men-in-elliot-lakeblind-river

Think Before You Post Avoid Sextortion – OPP

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

BLIND RIVER – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment want to warn the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam. The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay a fee or the video will be released publicly or sent

Read more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2018/01/11/think-post-avoid-sextortion-opp/

NetNewsLedger – Think Before You Post Avoid Sextortion – OPP

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

BLIND RIVER – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment want to warn the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam. The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay a fee or the video will be released publicly or sent

Read more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2018/01/11/think-post-avoid-sextortion-opp/

Men Being Targeted In Facebook Blackmail Sex Scam – Sextortion

Men are being targeted for blackmail on Facebook and local police are saying use common sense.

The East Algoma OPP is warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship.

As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam.

The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay up or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

Police say protect yourself by denying any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet and disable your webcam or any other camera when you are not using it.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, call police or report online

Read more at: https://www.myespanolanow.com/15825/men-targeted-facebook-blackmail-sex-scam-sextortion/

Men Being Targeted In Facebook Blackmail Sex Scam – Sextortion …

Men are being targeted for blackmail on Facebook and local police are saying use common sense.

The East Algoma OPP is warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship.

As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam.

The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay up or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

Police say protect yourself by denying any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet and disable your webcam or any other camera when you are not using it.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, call police or report online

Read more at: https://www.myespanolanow.com/15825/men-targeted-facebook-blackmail-sex-scam-sextortion/

Sextortion scam targeting men: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police are warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media such as Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites. 

Sextortion is when people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam. The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay a fee or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

How to protect yourself:

Deny any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet.

Disable your webcam or any other camera connected to the internet when you are not using it. Hackers are able to obtain remote access and record without your knowledge.

Carefully consider who you are sharing explicit videos and photographs with.

If you think you

Read more at: http://www.nugget.ca/2018/01/10/sextortion-scam-targeting-men-opp

Sextortion scam targeting men: OPP | North Bay Nugget

Ontario Provincial Police are warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media such as Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites. 

Sextortion is when people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam. The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay a fee or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

How to protect yourself:

Deny any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet.

Disable your webcam or any other camera connected to the internet when you are not using it. Hackers are able to obtain remote access and record without your knowledge.

Carefully consider who you are sharing explicit videos and photographs with.

If you think you

Read more at: http://www.nugget.ca/2018/01/10/sextortion-scam-targeting-men-opp