SEXtortion cases up 20% in Montana
February 7, 2024
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FBI: Sextortion cases up 20% in Montana
The FBI reports an alarming rise in the number of sextortion cases in Montana, reflecting a national trend. The agency is drawing attention to the issue in January, which is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
When predators pose as someone else online and lure victims into taking and sending sexually explicit photos and videos, then threaten to send the photos to the victim's family and friends unless they pay, it's known as sextortion.
Curtis Cox, special agent for the FBI, said the n...