Embarrassed Wankers Cough Up $1 Million in Bitcoin to Sextortinists

By CCN: Long ago the fear of going blind was drummed in people to prevent self-pleasure. Now the biggest fear seems to not being able to look your co-workers, friends and relatives straight in the eye if a compromising video of you lands in their hands. Scammers have realized this and are extorting bitcoin from victims and making a fortune out of it. According to an investigation conducted by cybersecurity firm Area 1, sextortionists have so far made $949,000. Initially reported by Fortune, the report claims that the average payout by victims of sextortion is 0.073 bitcoin (about $585). This

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