"The blackmailers also post the video up on a false website purporting to be that of Interpol, the local police or the French police," says Vincent Lemoine."At the same time, they email false documents, which indicate to the person that they have committed acts of paedo-pornography and to bring an end to the affair they have to pay a fine." Devastating I spoke to one woman whose ex-husband paid out around 3,500 euros (,250) to blackmailers in June this year.
Police have been investigating, but there is only so much they can do - current mechanisms for international co-operation between police are limited.
This sort of crime is only possible because of the unique connectability, anonymity and intimacy-at-a-distance which the internet affords.
She was a very beautiful French-looking girl, very pretty." "She was dressed to begin with and asked whether I would be interested in going further. It was captioned with the victim's name and the false allegation that he was performing a sexual act in front of a young girl.
I asked what that meant and she said she wanted to see my body... French police have received a spate of reports of blackmail attempts fitting a similar description.
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You can reach quite easily and if you decide that the site is not for you, you can easily stop without worrying about contracts or money.Most people may not give thought to it, but there's no reason why they have to prohibit their dating or marriage prospects to somebody in their neighborhood, or even in their country.Presently there are lots of women that are looking for appropriate husbands, and one such area is on the Ivory Coast in Africa.Another victim who paid up, ended up being asked for more.They also advise victims of webcam blackmail to report it to them or to at least signal it on their website.If you are very young, this can be devastating." Alberic Guigou says: "People get the feeling that when something is out there on the internet it is going to stay there forever. And there are many, many cases in which you can intervene and get things removed from the internet, especially when it is pornography such as the webcam blackmail." You Tube does not host sexually explicit content and should such a video be posted on their site it can be flagged as inappropriate and taken down.