webcam scam

Resurgence in webcam scam fooling Plymouth “work from home” staff

Authored by News Desk

A clever online scam that’s been around for years has seen a resurgence in Plymouth in the last few weeks – because everyone’s using their webcams more.

The so-called “sextortion” scam fools staff into thinking they’ve been filmed by their own webcam while visiting adult websites.

Some choose to pay up to £1,000 in Bitcoin to prevent the videos being released.

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