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I-Team: Feds In Boston Crack Down On International ‘Sextortion’ Cases

It starts when a young person puts their first compromising picture on the Internet.


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Maine Man Charged With ‘Sextortion’ Of NH Resident

A Maine man is facing charges of trying to extort a New Hampshire resident into providing him with sexually explicit photos and videos.


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FBI Warns Parents About Sextortion Online

Extortion using sexual images is something that’s very prevalent right now with social media.


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Teens Being Victimized By ‘Sextortion’

The saturation of texting and social networking has lent a hand to a new type of crime dubbed “sextortion.”