Online blackmail dating
But the primary focus of our investigations is to get you money returned or the scammer identified and located and your case information prepared for law enforcement agencies.
Scammers want to see what they can see as far as your house goes.
To a degree it is genius: I don’t even want to think about the other implications – like people sending naughty photos to these scammers and then becoming blackmail victims.
This would be especially the case with people who are married and look for fun on the side.
It is not a good idea, because once you start paying, the demands continue.
If all else fails, they threaten to sell the video or photos to a porn site for others to watch. He still wanted more money.“ "He keeps sending me emails threatening to send those nude photos of me to my work.
A few days ago I was at a party in my neighbourhood and – as it happens when you are the token geek – people talked to me a lot about the internet and how scary it is.
Normally I shrug at this as a lot of evil things on the web are just plain obvious.
Online dating scams have been hitting the headlines with increasing frequency recently, causing not only heartache but a pain in the pocket.
For example I never understood the whole thing about the Nigeria scams.
If you are really that greedy and thick that you think someone you don’t know needs to dump a gazillion dollars in your account and gives you a share you deserve to be fooled.
These con artists often use the real rank and name of an active (or even deceased) service member and go on to ask for money to buy items like laptop computers or international cellphones.
The really worrisome thing, though, is that organized crime syndicates, chiefly in Russia or the Philippines, run many of the latest sweetheart scams.