Warning as dozens of young people fall victim to new cyber-blackmailing trend

October 2013
Gastrointestinal Nursing;Oct2013, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p370
Academic Journal
The article discusses the trend where at least 184 British children have been victimized by online sexual blackmail that has resulted to children harming themselves or even taking their own lives. The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) has uncovered 424 cases on online sexual blackmail and is currently working with schools to provide assemblies and lessons on how to stay safe online. It notes that children on open chat sites and social networks are initially targeted.


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