Lynn Says

$2,200 blackmail attempt against Alva internet users


August 1, 2018

For the second time within a month, I've seen an extortion email trying to collect a sizeable sum of money. It’s from a fellow who says he has proof the victim was watching porn on his computer while doing “nasty things” to himself. He is willing to forget the matter for a payment of $2,200.

He said, “Yes, you'll try to take this matter to the cops. But if I am smart enough to figure out how to get your username and password,” which he then displays, “then you better figure out that I can avoid the cops.

“In fact, I'll let you move on with your daily life and not send the file...

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