The gangs created social media accounts on which they posed as attractive Asian women and befriended victims.
The fraudsters invited victims to engage in cybersex activities via webcam, during which the woman would take off her clothes to entice the victim to take off his.
“Be alert when a pretty girl suddenly adds you on Facebook or on Skype,” said chief inspector Sean Lin.
The latest police figures show there were 766 ‘sextortion’ cases in the first nine months of this year.
"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?
In these trying times when many Filipinos lost their jobs, 27 jobs, Lovelyts Janet says her income remains stable.
Her home-based work lets her escape the necessity of shelling out money for transportation, daily snacks, and other expenses.
A phone number has been exchanged at one time, maybe even a photograph he sent her of himself! that cyber flirting is no different than going to a strip bar with buddies. And who knows what he/she has told that other person.
People will callously break someone else's heart over the internet.