OPPP warn public after extortion attempt made when explicit video shared on line

HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is warning, and reminding, the public to be extremely careful when sharing images and videos over the internet after a Haldimand County resident met an unknown  person on line and after sharing an explicit video with the individual an extortion attempt was made. Haldimand County OPP said they were contacted at about 2:17 a.m.  Wednesday, May 17, 2023  by a resident reporting an extortion. OPP said a Haldimand County resident had met an unknown individual online  and they began to correspond. OPP said  while conversing online, an explicit video was shared with this unknown individual. OPP said the victim was then contacted by the same person who had downloaded the video to the internet and  demanded  money  be…

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