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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 — […]

Teen lad is victim of cybersex plot to extort money

Teen lad is victim of cybersex plot to extort money

  Cops have launched a cybersex extortion probe after a teenager was lured into posing naked for an online scam artist. PAISLEY DAILY EXPRESS: Live news as it happens The 19-year-old victim, from Inchinnan, was tricked by a crook who posed as an attractive young woman before befriending him on […]