A few of my friends and my mother immediately call me within 5 minutes saying your Facebook is going crazy, as well as texting me the pics!I was mortified." The Reddit user then described how he tried to make additional payments over the next couple of days to various names the scammer provided using Moneygram and Western Union.I accepted and no more than , received the first message.The conversation was fairly innocent to begin with, but the bad English was the first red flag.On June 19, 2017 we posted the latest example of the "underage girl sext" scam: Your Worst Nightmare: Sexting a Minor... UPDATE 10/23/17: Apparently this scam is still alive and targeting men.We have heard from a few men who inform us to be wary of ads posted on Craigslist's forums for casual sex.The person then sends me the link to my video on Youtube. " UPDATE December 3, 2017: A 21-year old college student was skeptical and cautious enough to dodge this scam... "I was currently reading your "Sextortion Scam Via Facebook." After I was targeted by something very similar, so it's still going on today.I deactivated my skype and Facebook accounts and removed my other social media so that the person cannot contact me. Meanwhile I talked to my family and told them what happened and they stood rock solid with me. I was randomly friended by a "girl" that had 2 mutual friends with me.
She kept saying things like 'take your glasses off' and 'let me see your [privates] and face at the same time' type stuff...[UPDATED 2-25-18 below] The Daily Scam is very sad to report a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, but then progressing to the use of Skype for video chatting. Immediately after accepting their friendship, they messaged me. It then progressed to something with sexual undertones, eventually leading to an invitation to skype. One thing led to another with me eventually pulling my [privates] out. She manipulates the victim to include video of his face during their video exchange. Read this post by a Reddit user who was scammed this way and then blackmailed not to post the video of him captured by the scammer… They had one friend in common, and were saying they were in my same industry.Petrified I tried negotiating and the amount came down to 00 as final.During this time I read various web sites and then I refused to pay.Just wanted to send you guys an email because it's still a very real threat going on and luckily, since I had never been aware of this scam, I was smart enough to keep myself safe!"I'm a 26 year old Brazilian man, and almost got scammed by a fake girl profile on Facebook.I covered the camera and was greeted with a video of a naked female who did not match up with the profile's pictures.I hung up soon after and "She" kept trying to call back asking me to "turn the light on" which I'm assuming was so she could see my face in hopes of capturing video of me being naked to use it to blackmail me.A beautiful woman showed up on the screen, naked, and kept asking me to show her my face and to show her my penis. The video stopped and messages threatening to send the video of my face and penis to all my friends and family if I didn't pay ,000 to an organization called I laughed and told the person I didn't care if they sent the video because I'm a very open person and most of my friends and family have seen alot worse than my penis.I blocked the Michela Duran account and changed my settings so only I can see my profile. This 25-year old's cavalier attitude is the best card to play against these scammers.