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"I’ll release your nudes”: Sextortion victims are not who you think

May 21, 2023   •   21 MIN

Young men are the main victims of sextortion in Australia, according to new data to be presented by the eSafety Commissioner in parliament. Sextortion is when a person is extorted for money under threat of having nude images released to family, friends and beyond.

Last year around 60% of reports received by the eSafety scheme were reports of sextortion, we go inside with an eSafety commissioner investigator.

 

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  • Stan Grant has received an apology from ABC managing director 
  • The race to pay off HELP before indexation

 

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"I’ll release your nudes”: Sextortion victims are not who you think

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