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Alert message sent 19/07/2018 10:03:00

Information sent on behalf of Durham Constabulary

Scam Alert
We have received reports of a scam where cyber criminals are sending victims their own passwords in an attempt to trick them into believing they have been filmed on their computer while visiting adult websites.
The emails demand payment in Bitcoin.

More information on this scam and advice on how to stay protected online can be found by visiting Action Fraud:
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/alert-cyber-criminals-send-victims-their-own-passwords-in-new-sextortion-scam-jul18


 
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Nicole Herbert (Police, Digital Intelligence Officer, DII Team)

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