IC3 Releases Alert on Extortion Email Scams
04/21/2020 10:58 AM EDT
Original release date: April 21, 2020
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert warning of a recent increase in extortion email scams. Cyber criminals threaten to release sexually explicit photos or videos of victims unless they agree to send payment.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages everyone to review the IC3 Alert If you believe you are a victim of cybercrime, file a complaint with IC3 at www.ic3.gov.