“He told police he was filmed during an online video chat with a woman and then ordered to pay HK,000,” the spokeswoman said.
The second victim was a 20-year-old man who lodged his complaint with police in Kwai Chung at about 10.45am today.
Police figures showed there were 506 local reports of ‘sextortion’ in the first six months of this year – more than eight times the 60 cases reported for the whole of 2012.
In 2013, there were 477 cases, and last year there were 638.
If he followed her instructions, she would delete the video.Panic-stricken, John rushed to the nearest Western Union office after work only to find it closed.After a sleepless night, he stopped there on his way to the office and sent HK,000 to one Socorro Rafol in the Philippines.“Be alert when a pretty girl suddenly adds you on Facebook or on Skype,” said chief inspector Sean Lin.The latest police figures show there were 766 ‘sextortion’ cases in the first nine months of this year.