“Sextortion” Scams Dramatically Increase Since COVID-19 Quarantines Began

In the last few months, as people have spent much more time at home due to COVID-19, doors have closed and laptops have opened.

The numbers reflect the fact that this international change in lifestyle has resulted in a rise in porn consumption, and along with it, something else: online scams.

Using tactics that are almost exactly like those of a Black Mirror episode, more people are receiving and falling for the latest twist of an old-time scammer tactic, sextortion.

What is sextortion?

Sextortion. As the name hints at, it’s a combination of “sex” and “extortion,” a term coined

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