The threat of exposure is used by criminal gangs to get people to pay up It said victims were effectively groomed via online lovers, sometimes taking weeks or even months to ensnare their target.
After sending their victims saucy snaps and videos, purporting to be from them – but often later found to be stock porn-industry material – the victims are persuaded to perform intimate acts over social media platforms like Skype.
One Plymouth victim – Jon Pearn – has bravely spoken out to urge others not to be afraid, to avoid getting tricked and to alert the police, after he turned the tables on his would-be blackmailers.
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While on tour, he said he’d talk to girls online, admitting: ‘We would start off flirty, then innuendo and then a bit saucy. But the next morning I would wake up and think ‘F***.
Oh my God.’’ Despite saying his wife was ‘disappointed’, Jason said they are working through it and will stay together.