You should really think twice if an attractive woman you’ve never met asks you to perform a sex act in front of a webcam.
Airmen and other service members have fallen victim to “sextortion,” in which cyber criminals posing as “attractive females seeking friendly conversation” have fooled unsuspecting victims into performing sexual acts online, according to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
The extortionists secretly record the behavior and then threaten to upload the video to Facebook, YouTube and pornographic sites or send the video to the victim’s family and friends unless they pay up, OSI explained in a report.
“Multiple incidents of sextortion involving USAF members have been reported in Japan, South Korea and Alaska, one in Portugal, and one in Guam,” according to the Feb. 13 document.
Read more at Air Force Times