And if you did respond to this blackmail and send money, what would you expect to happen next? Read what the Reddit user described after he paid the blackmailer 00… Now we have to do your Facebook contacts and pictures! Well, the following morning, he creates a fake Facebook profile with my name and picture and friend requested my boss, parents, WIFE, some other close friends, past clients, etc.A few of them accepted thinking it was me, AND HE SENT THE F###ING PHOTOS!While many can remember only having the option of a letter or a phone call, these days there is a plethora of ways to engage each other.Distance and cost are not as much of a concern with the integration of communication services through the Internet.The scammer was threatening the victim continually through messaging, ultimately making his life miserable.
Our added point is that it is extremely easy to deceive others online. Shortly after messaging back and forth she convinced me to video chat with her, so I did.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!I was mortified." The Reddit user then described how he tried to make additional payments over the next couple of days to various names the scammer provided using Moneygram and Western Union.I did undress but sensed something fishy and disconnected. I was shown my Facebook profile and list of all my friends who will get the video.The scamster asked me to send 00 to a Western Union account in Pakistan.Petrified I tried negotiating and the amount came down to 00 as final.