Sextortion occurs when a youth of any gender is threatened online by an individual who is claiming that they have a sexual image or video of the youth and that the victim must send more sexual images or money in order to have these sexual images not sent to other people. In short, sextortion is a form of blackmail.
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Youth should never send sexual images of themselves to scammers in order to no longer be threatened by the scammer.
What is an unlikely way that a sextorter will threaten a youth?
If a youth believes they are a victim of sextortion they should stop communicating with the sextorter, deactivate their social media account(s), talk to a trusted adult or organization, keep information about the sextorter and the conversation that was had.