Pasco County Woman Hacked Man’s Social Media in Sextortion Attempt

A Florida woman hacked into a man’s social media accounts and then “maliciously posted” nude photos of him, according to officials.

The 24-year-old was arrested Saturday in Port Richey after she demanded the unidentified give her money to take down the X-rated content, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.

Using the man’s old phone, the woman shared the nudes to his own social media profiles and changed his passwords, preventing him from deactivating the accounts, according to reports.

The woman allegedly sent the man a screenshot of a post she had not yet made public and then demanded the man give her money to “stop her actions,” officials said.

When someone posts unauthorized and non-consensual intimate images of you with the intent to embarrass, defame, ridicule or harass you, they are committing the act of revenge porn or sextortion. These malicious actions are a brutal means by which another person attempts to manipulate, humiliate, degrade, defame and destroy you. Our Florida Sextortion Attorneys at Whittel & Melton want you to know that you have done nothing wrong. You do not deserve to be tormented online and we can help you through this difficult time.

In most sextortion cases, the blackmailing party simply wants money to go away. Before you pay them anything, we urge you to contact us for help. You do have options, and we can make sure you fully understand your legal rights before you make any hasty decisions. A consultation with us is completely free and confidential, so call us now at 727-847-2299. We can help you stand up to your cyber bully and hold them accountable for their deplorable actions.

 

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