Webcam ‘sextortion’ cases are on the rise, says U.K.’s National Crime Agency
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 () Falling 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.
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...
Thousands of people in the UK are likely to be falling victim to sextortion every year, according to the National Crime Agency and National Police Chiefs... Derbyshire Constabulary - PoliceAlso reported by •Business Insider •Gloucestershire Echo