Online blackmail dating
"For a person who is already alone, you can imagine that this is enormously destructive.If you have people around you who can help, that is great, but often these are people who are alone and it can be very dramatic.A threat is then made to publish the video with false allegations of paedophilia unless money is paid.French police say they are being told of incidents every day, with most probably going unreported.They never say: 'I met someone on the internet and I went naked'.
"At the same time, they email false documents, which indicate to the person that they have committed acts of paedo-pornography and to bring an end to the affair they have to pay a fine." Devastating I spoke to one woman whose ex-husband paid out around 3,500 euros (,250) to blackmailers in June this year.
Another victim who paid up, ended up being asked for more.