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Ex-boyfriend sent revenge porn pics of woman to juvenile, police say

Ex-boyfriend sent revenge porn pics of woman to juvenile, police say

Fairview Township Police are looking for Bradley Scott Eckard, 29. Bradley Scott Eckard(Photo: Submitted) Fairview Township Police Department is looking for a man they say sent “intimate photos” of his ex-girlfriend to a juvenile, according to a news release on the department’s website. The alleged act of sending sexually explicit […]

Lauren McCluskey's Killer Melvin Rowland Allegedly Extorted Her With Compromising Pics

Lauren McCluskey’s Killer Melvin Rowland Allegedly Extorted Her With Compromising Pics

  A University of Utah student was being extorted by her ex-boyfriend before he killed her, police say. Lauren McCluskey, 21, had reported an extortion attempt to university police on Oct. 13, nine days before she was killed. McCluskey told the officers that she had wired $1,000 to an account […]

Study sheds light on sextortion, fastest-growing form of teen cyberbullying

Study sheds light on sextortion, fastest-growing form of teen cyberbullying

  One out of 20 teens report they have been sexually extorted online, according to new research out of UW-Eau Claire. Sexual extortion, or “sextortion,” occurs when a victim who voluntarily shares sexual images finds themself threatened with the release of those materials unless they meet the blackmailer’s demands — […]

Just 12 revenge porn convictions in Birmingham and Black Country - despite hundreds of potential victims

Just 12 revenge porn convictions in Birmingham and Black Country – despite hundreds of potential victims

  Just 12 people were convicted of sharing revenge porn in the West Midlands last year. It became a criminal offense to disclose private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress in April 2015, but numbers of prosecutions and convictions resulting from the new law are still low. […]

Mangaluru comedian blackmailed after sharing nudes with Facebook girl who turns out to be boy- The New Indian Express

Mangaluru comedian blackmailed after sharing nudes with Facebook girl who turns out to be boy- The New Indian Express

  Express News Service MANGALURU:  When a Tulu film comedian got a friend request on Facebook from a pretty girl calling herself Ashwini, he readily accepted and soon fell victim to blackmail and extortion. A police complaint followed. The Mangaluru police traced the girl to Bengaluru. But, when they caught her after […]