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Posted March 20, Consumer protection authorities have warned "sextortion" scammers are increasingly targeting people on social media and dating websites, with models being used to dupe victims into sending explicit photos and videos that are then used as blackmail.

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In one recent case, a year-old West Australian man sent a video of himself in a "compromising" position to a woman he thought he knew and recently befriended on Facebook. The scammers then sent a message to his mother and uncle to show they were serious about the threat.

It has received reports from eight people who have been blackmailed in this way since December last year, but said it believed that was just the tip of the iceberg.

The department's director of retail and services, Lanie Chopping, Online hookup site used for blackmail none of the eight victims sent money, but the emotional impact was significant.

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In some cases, the targets have been enticed into having cyber-sex via Skype, which was recorded. Ms Chopping said the scammers, who in all eight recent cases were from overseas, went to great lengths to make their profiles appear real.


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