I fell a victim to what seems to be a pretty common Skype scam. Please post as much information about the scammer here as that will save other victims.
The app targets 18 to 25 year-olds and mystifies most people who are older.
But parents who are willing to shell out $40 a month, and spy on their kids, can find out exactly what their children are Snapchatting.
Be aware that webcam footage can also be recorded by someone and then potentially shared and uploaded anywhere online.
Online friendship On some services you may receive chat requests from people you don’t know.
Please go here and follow all of the advice to protect yourself and other victims of the scammer. Do not skip any steps. He posted the video on You Tube and sent them the link.
Block his phone number, and do not open any emails from the scammer (Delete them unopened) or unknown names for the 2 week period. The number of views was 9 but I don't think they saw it.“Now, by combining Pub Nub’s Real-Time Network and Web RTC, anyone can deliver a true, Skype-like video chat app in a matter of days.” For the first time, all the core elements needed to build and deploy a fully featured Web RTC video chat product are available as a documented, open source template.This new template leverages the browser’s built-in Web RTC protocol for peer-to-peer audio and video, and adds the additional components needed for a fully deployable video chat application: Together, these components allow any developer to add a globally scaled video chat solution to apps running on Web RTC-compatible platforms. 20, 2013 – Pub Nub, the only global Real-Time Network, today released an open source template to allow developers to quickly and easily add Skype-like video chat into their apps.The free template provides a fully functional video chat platform using Web RTC, Pub Nub and Google Authentication for a global, reliable collaboration solution. He had a sublist of my friends on Facebook and threatened to send the video to them if I didn't send him USD3,000 which quickly became USD1,000. I made the mistake of having my real phone number on Skype as well as my email address (big/stupid mistake... now lets hope he forget about me and the video doesn't end up on my family's Facebook walls. Yabo Update: My email to [email protected] back saying: From: [email protected]: Auto-Responder: We are sorry for any inconvenience. This e-mail message cannot be delivered because the e-mail address is no longer valid. I sent it too fast and before reading the post on what to do... Dear Yabo, Please do not try to close the accounts being used by the Scammer.