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Expert: Put sextortion victims on suicide watch

Ms Dagon said: “The feeling of embarrassment and shame can be overwhelming for a young person. A multi-agency suicide prevention plan should be developed.

“I think adults are underestimating the impact of children being ashamed and embarrassed. We underestimate how real it is for young people.”

Ms Dagon was speaking three years after Fife teenager Daniel Perry took his own life after being conned in to taking part in a sexual encounter on Skype with somebody he thought was a girl of his own age. The Crown Office is still seeking the extradition of a Filipino man in connection with the case.

Overseas organised crime “sextortion” groups are understood to have stepped up their efforts to target victims in the UK in recent years.

In a typical scam, a good-looking women, perhaps from South-East Asia, will befriend a man or boy on chat rooms

Read more at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15691952.Expert__Put_sextortion_victims_on_suicide_watch/

Expert: Put sextortion victims on suicide watch | HeraldScotland

Ms Dagon said: “The feeling of embarrassment and shame can be overwhelming for a young person. A multi-agency suicide prevention plan should be developed.

“I think adults are underestimating the impact of children being ashamed and embarrassed. We underestimate how real it is for young people.”

Ms Dagon was speaking three years after Fife teenager Daniel Perry took his own life after being conned in to taking part in a sexual encounter on Skype with somebody he thought was a girl of his own age. The Crown Office is still seeking the extradition of a Filipino man in connection with the case.

Overseas organised crime “sextortion” groups are understood to have stepped up their efforts to target victims in the UK in recent years.

In a typical scam, a good-looking women, perhaps from South-East Asia, will befriend a man or boy on chat rooms

Read more at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15691952.Expert__Put_sextortion_victims_on_suicide_watch/

FBI: know how to watch your back online

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) – The Internet is a place where people can shop, network, mingle and learn — but also a hotbed for criminal activity, according to the FBI. Now, more than ever, people are more susceptible to falling victim to cyber crimes.

“People ought to be worried about computer crimes and being targeted online. The amount of cyber criminal activity has increased,” Martin Hellmer said. 

Hellman is an FBI supervising special agent of the Phoenix Division’s Cyber Task Force. He feels that as more and more people are logging onto the Internet, increasing the amount of inner-connectivity, people need to know how to watch their backs online.

“Criminals have flooded the Internet in hopes of taking advantage of victims who are naïve,” Hellmer said. “It is a target rich environment right now.”

The criminals could be working with large-scale operations, they could be lone-wolves hacking from home. Regardless of who they are and where they

Read more at: http://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/fbi-know-how-to-watch-your-back-online

FBI: know how to watch your back online – KGUN9.com

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) – The Internet is a place where people can shop, network, mingle and learn — but also a hotbed for criminal activity, according to the FBI. Now, more than ever, people are more susceptible to falling victim to cyber crimes.

“People ought to be worried about computer crimes and being targeted online. The amount of cyber criminal activity has increased,” Martin Hellmer said. 

Hellman is an FBI supervising special agent of the Phoenix Division’s Cyber Task Force. He feels that as more and more people are logging onto the Internet, increasing the amount of inner-connectivity, people need to know how to watch their backs online.

“Criminals have flooded the Internet in hopes of taking advantage of victims who are naïve,” Hellmer said. “It is a target rich environment right now.”

The criminals could be working with large-scale operations, they could be lone-wolves hacking from home. Regardless of who they are and where they

Read more at: http://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/fbi-know-how-to-watch-your-back-online

AARP’s Fraud Watch Network to present program at Noble Horizons



SALISBURY The AARP CT Fraud Watch Network, Noble Horizons and Salisbury Bank Present: The Con Artist Playbook

On Sept. 14 at 12 p.m., Noble Horizons and Salisbury Bank will co-host the AARP CT Fraud Watch Network for, “The Con Artist Playbook,” an interactive conversation that focuses on the psychology behind consumer fraud crimes and ways to fend off the scammer. Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft, investment fraud and other types of scams.

This program will look inside the mind of a criminal, explore protective strategies

Read more at: http://www.registercitizen.com/general-news/20170908/aarps-fraud-watch-network-to-present-program-at-noble-horizons

Watch: Monica Lewinsky talks about her brush with cyber bullying in this TEDTALK video

Monica Lewinsky,TEDTALK video,TEDTALK,TED2015, Bill Clinton, White House, digital revolution Monica Lewinsky’s TEDTALK has gone viral for her bold and inspirational approach. (Screenshot)

Monica Lewinsky, a social activist, television personality and a former White House intern had raised eyebrows when her ‘inappropriate relationship’ with the then President of United States, Bill Clinton, hit the headlines while she worked in the White House in 1995-1996. Now, Monica Lewinsky’s TEDTALK has gone viral for her bold and inspirational approach. On TED2015 stage, Lewinsky shared how it happened and how she managed to keep fighting against the ‘cyber bullying’

Lewinsky is one of those people who has no interest in being 22 again. She is blunt when she says, that at that age, she fell for her boss and at 24 she came across its devastating consequences. She regrets her mistake and also shares how it was traumatic when

Read more at: http://www.financialexpress.com/world-news/watch-monica-lewinsky-talks-about-her-brush-with-cyber-bullying-in-this-tedtalk-video/804160/