The “naked pics for cash scam” has widened, with the culprits obtaining naked pictures taken by the victim, and then sourced off stolen hardware or phone data.
Family members are also being “photoshopped” into naked images of the scamsters’ target.
The Independent on Saturday reported recently on a scam, operating largely in KZN and Gauteng, in which people were blackmailed into paying scamsters to not release fake naked images.
More than 300 people have come forward so far, claiming to have been caught in the scam.
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