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Other reports include the scammer manipulating the images taken, to make them seem worse.
The scammers may threaten to send compromising pictures or video footage of you to your friends, colleagues or family, or post it to your networks such as Skype contacts or Facebook friends.
His nephew knew his uncle had been interested in the family tree and hoped to find research preserved on the computer system.
Instead, he discovered a number of videos featuring his uncle taking part in sexual activities with other men – including the horrific seven-hour film of the encounter with Marshall.
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Eventually, they may ask you to join a Skype (video) call with them.
During the video call the scammer may attempt to lead you into participating in intimate, sexual activity or nudity, which can later be used to blackmail you.
The scammer may pretend to be an attractive, potential partner and strike up an online relationship with you.
It may take some time and seem extremely believable.