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File photo dated 06/08/13 of a woman's hands using a laptop keyboard, as more than one in five over-55s suspect they have been targeted by an investment scam in the past three years, according to research from the City regulator.

‘Sextortion’: Warnings issued after webcam blackmail cases double

The National Crime Agency has released a Youtube video aimed at warning potential victims of the danger they face from ‘Sextortion’. Northumbria Police are supporting a national campaign to block out ‘sextortion’, as the issue is said to be significantly under-reported. ‘Sextortion’ is a form of blackmail where criminals use fake identities […]