More Singapore males blackmailed over Webcam acts, 13 Feb 2013
SINGAPORE--The number of extortion cases involving local men blackmailed over sexual acts recorded via Web-based cameras is increasing.
According to a statement released Wednesday by the Singapore Police Force (SPF), more than 50 cases of such attemps involving foreign female suspects were reported in 2012, compared to just 11 in 2011. In most cases, the men had been acquainted with women on social networking sites such as and Facebook, and then persuaded to perform sexual acts in front of a Webcam. Unbeknownst to them, the women had recorded these acts. Full story