Beware of Sextortion scam in Sikkim


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Gangtok, September 18:

A case of Sextortion reported in Ranipool police station on 17th September. In the mentioned police station, one written FIR from victim hailing from Ranipool was received  informing that the female Facebook profile in the name of Prerna Patal (whatsapp No.099689080) had sent him friend request and time and time again texted him asking for his Whatsapp number. Then after accepting the friend request the duo started chatting calling through messenger and Whatsapp.  The said Prerna then started sending nude videos and made is nude videos wherein she saved his nude videos and started black mailing him demanding money of rupees 16500/ failing which she will be sending the videos to his Facebook friends, In the meanwhile, the complainant received a call via No. 939412321 to Google pay in the name of Nanda Lal Prajapati 9460888564. Further, he did not have Google pay so the blackmailer gave his account No. 50100452578381 IFSC. HDFCO001329 Jaipur Branch in the name of Nanda Lal Prajapati wherein out of fear he was compelled to deposit 1000. The case is further under investigation. Investigation has been initiated under section 384/34 IPC R/W 66E IT ACT 2000. This is not the first time such cases are being reported, earlier also such cases were also being reported, in fact now it has becoming a new trend in Sikkim so beware of Sextortion and don’t fall prey.  







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