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Webcam ‘sextortion’ cases are on the rise, says U.K.’s National Crime Agency

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Webcam ‘sextortion’ cases are on the rise, says U.K.’s National Crime AgencyFalling under the general criminal category of sextortion, webcam blackmail cases are growing. The U.K.'s National Crime Agency (NCA) released a report indicating that cases in that country have more than doubled in 2016.
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News video: British Police Warn About Online Sextortion

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On Thursday, British police have warned of a rise in the number of cases of online sextortion, where people are lured into stripping or performing sexual acts in video chats, while being recorded without their knowledge, and are then victims of blackmailing. The police have released a video that...

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