Sextortion - Don't take that photo
Report sextortion to your local police
This Sextortion infographic:
- Asks whether shame is preventing the reporting of sextortion
- Provides various numbers associated to sextortion in BC
- Provides safety tips
Detailed description of the Sextortion infographic:
Is shame preventing you from reporting sextortion?
- Are you being pressured to send money to a stranger?
- Do you live in fear of having intimate images or videos sent to your Facebook friends?
- Are you feeling pressured to purchase one more gift card to avoid having your WeChat messages exposed?
- If you are experiencing these pressures or threats, you are not alone
Sextortion in BC: By the numbers
- Number of reports of sextortion through social media: 161
- Range of payments made by victims: $100s - $1,000s
- Amount of money extorted: $31,665
- Number of social media platforms used in sextortion cases: Enless
Don't become a victim - Report sextortion to your local police (Safety tips)
- Don't accept friend requests from strangers
- Don't comply with any threats
- Stop all forms of communication
- Deactivate all social media accounts
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