Cyber Extortion Scam

Cyber Extortion Scam

Assume anything you do online is being recorded


A scammer befriends you online and then coaxes you into performing an indecent act on camera. Afterwards, the scammer use the video footage or images of the act to extort money from you.

You may also receive a threatening email claiming your computer has been compromised and the sender has compromising photos/ videos of you, which they will share with your loved ones and friends. You are asked to pay the scammers in cryptocurrency to resolve the issue.

Look out for these scam signs

How to stay safe

Remember, whatever happens on the Internet is likely to stay on the Internet and is accessible to everyone.
If you agree to perform indecent acts in front of a webcam it is very likely that you will be recorded.
Scammers will exploit your identity and personal details for their own profit.
If you are victim of sextortion, speak to someone you trust, file a police report immediately and cease contact. Do not pay the criminal.

Cyber Extortion Scam: Real Stories

28 May 2023 | Cyber Extortion Scam

Don't respond to cyber extortion email!

Here's the cyber extortion email:- I infected you with a malware (RAT)/(Remote Administration Tool), some time ago and since then, I have been observing your actions. The malware gave me full access and…...

21 Mar 2023 | Cyber Extortion Scam

Beware of Cyber Extortion impersonation scams!

I received an email on 20 March 2023 from my own email account (full content below). Apparently, that person claims that he/she has taken over full control of my computer device and E-mail account and…...

10 Oct 2021 | Cyber Extortion Scam

I got cyber-extorted

Met this girl on Facebook dating, and she seemed really genuine. It was also my first time using Facebook data or any dating platforms. she suggested that we move to line and continued chatting there.…...

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