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.
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!
All of the sudden, the screen changed to a replay of my image/video being played back to me.
They said 'Hahaha, I now have your naked photo and your Facebook contacts, give me $1500 or I send [it] to all your family, friends and coworkers!
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.
Petrified I tried negotiating and the amount came down to $1800 as final.