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Jul 18

Sextortion Scam Uses Recipient’s Hacked Passwords

Here’s a clever new twist on an old email scam that could serve to make the con far more believable. The message purports to have been sent from a hacker who’s compromised your computer and used your webcam to record a video of you while you were watching porn. The missive threatens to release the video to all your contacts unless you pay a Bitcoin ransom. The new twist? The email now references a real password previously tied to the recipient’s email address.

The basic elements of this sextortion scam email have been around for some time, and usually the only thing that changes with this particular message is the Bitcoin address that frightened targets can use to pay the amount demanded. But this one begins with an unusual opening salvo:

“I’m aware that <substitute password formerly used by recipient here> is your password,” reads the salutation.

The rest is formulaic:

You don’t know me and you’re thinking why you received this e mail, right?

Well, I actually placed a malware on the porn website and guess what, you visited this web site to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were watching the video, your web browser acted as a RDP (Remote Desktop) and a keylogger which provided me access to your display screen and webcam. Right after that, my software gathered all your contacts from your Messenger, Facebook account, and email account.

What exactly did I do?

I made a split-screen video. First part recorded the video you were viewing (you’ve got a fine taste haha), and next part recorded your webcam (Yep! It’s you doing nasty things!).

What should you do?

Well, I believe, $1400 is a fair price for our little secret. You’ll make the payment via Bitcoin to the below address (if you don’t know this, search “how to buy bitcoin” in Google).

BTC Address: 1Dvd7Wb72JBTbAcfTrxSJCZZuf4tsT8V72
(It is cAsE sensitive, so copy and paste it)

Important:

You have 24 hours in order to make the payment. (I have an unique pixel within this email message, and right now I know that you have read this email). If I don’t get the payment, I will send your video to all of your contacts including relatives, coworkers, and so forth. Nonetheless, if I do get paid, I will erase the video immidiately. If you want evidence, reply with “Yes!” and I will send your video recording to your 5 friends. This is a non-negotiable offer, so don’t waste my time and yours by replying to this email.

KrebsOnSecurity heard from three different readers who received a similar email in the past 72 hours. In every case, the recipients said the password referenced in the email’s opening sentence was in fact a password they had previously used at an account online that was tied to their email address.

However, all three recipients said the password was close to ten years old, and that none of the passwords cited in the sextortion email they received had been used anytime on their current computers.

It is likely that this improved sextortion attempt is at least semi-automated: My guess is that the perpetrator has created some kind of script that draws directly from the usernames and passwords from a given data breach at a popular Web site that happened more than a decade ago, and that every victim who had their password compromised as part of that breach is getting this same email at the address used to sign up at that hacked Web site.

I suspect that as this scam gets refined even more, perpetrators will begin using more recent and relevant passwords — and perhaps other personal data that can be found online — to convince people that the hacking threat is real. That’s because there are a number of shady password lookup services online that index billions of usernames (i.e. email addresses) and passwords stolen in some of the biggest data breaches to date.

Alternatively, an industrious scammer could simply execute this scheme using a customer database from a freshly hacked Web site, emailing all users of that hacked site with a similar message and a current, working password. Tech support scammers also may begin latching onto this method as well.

Sextortion — even semi-automated scams like this one with no actual physical leverage to backstop the extortion demand — is a serious crime that can lead to devastating consequences for victims. Sextortion occurs when someone threatens to distribute your private and sensitive material if you don’t provide them with images of a sexual nature, sexual favors, or money.

According to the FBI, here are some things you can do to avoid becoming a victim:

-Never send compromising images of yourself to anyone, no matter who they are — or who they say they are.
-Don’t open attachments from people you don’t know, and in general be wary of opening attachments even from those you do know.
-Turn off [and/or cover] any web cameras when you are not using them.

The FBI says in many sextortion cases, the perpetrator is an adult pretending to be a teenager, and you are just one of the many victims being targeted by the same person. If you believe you’re a victim of sextortion, or know someone else who is, the FBI wants to hear from you: Contact your local FBI office (or toll-free at 1-800-CALL-FBI).

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1,076 comments

  1. I received one on july 14th demanding $3200 and different wording.

  2. got the same this morning for 1900 $

    1KBVnnJCPMDai81kMq2sUMFPKejAo7svE9

    from outlook.com

  3. got the same today, reported it to FBI.

    they demanded $3600 to : 19aJnFC6UdNjiMRtP766hVsn7Wg4KXQHbZ

  4. Received email yesterday. Asking $3,200 toBitcoin account:

    1KjxgUYw2QC53ZiGeAG9uohcSSRUWsSsQA

  5. 14nBqkd48qJ8WLni8KSgwEx3AiZWz53SAdF is the bitcoin address I received. I got a similar email with more details. I guess they change it up. I reported the email. Scammers and black mailers need to be stopped!

  6. i got same mail today July 15th asking 3600$ in bitcoin

    Bitcoin address
    1MAFzYQhm6msF2Dxo3Nbox7i61XvgQ7og5

    sender :
    mnychristopherleonardrc@outlook.com

    Tommorow i am applying for a loan to pay him

    He gave me only 2 days

  7. I got this this morning as well.
    Does anyone have specific instructions for how to submit to FBI? Also since several have already submitted, is there value in providing them additional instances of same scam?

    • Yeah, I have been trying to research this too, but no luck.
      I hope the FBI has a way to track this.

  8. I am based in the UK and also received this email yesterday, demanding $3200.

    Should we be worried or not??

    • Good question NY! Does anyone have bad experiences after not paying? I got one too – with a legit password, that is still in use.

  9. I got the same today, quoting a very old password and a different amount to other $1900 I was ordered to pay
    I hope the senders get caught as I am sure some will fall victim to this
    ————-
    I will cut to the chase. I do know ****** is your password. More to the point, I know your secret and I have evidence of it. You do not know me and no one hired me to check out you.

    It’s just your misfortune that I discovered your misdemeanor. Actually, I installed a malware on the adult video clips (sex sites) and you visited this web site to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were busy watching videos, your internet browser began functioning as a Rdp (Remote control desktop) that has a key logger which provided me access to your display screen as well as web cam. After that, my software program collected all your contacts from your messenger, social networks, and mailbox.

    Next, I put in much more time than I should have investigating into your life and created a double screen video. 1st part shows the recording you had been viewing and other part shows the view of your web cam (its you doing dirty things).

    Honestly, I am ready to forget exactly about you and allow you to get on with your daily life. And I will give you two options which will make it happen. These two choices are to either ignore this letter, or simply pay me $ 1900. Let us examine these two options in more details.

    Option 1 is to ignore this e mail. You should know what is going to happen if you opt this option. I will, no doubt send out your video recording to your contacts including friends and family, coworkers, etc. It will not help you avoid the humiliation you and your family will ought to face when friends and family discover your dirty videos from me.

    Option 2 is to make the payment of $ 1900. We’ll call it my “privacy fee”. Now let me tell you what happens if you choose this path. Your secret remains your secret. I’ll delete the video immediately. You go on with your lifetime like nothing ever happened.

    At this point you must be thinking, “I will complain to the police”. Without a doubt, I’ve covered my steps to make sure that this email message can’t be linked returning to me also it won’t stay away from the evidence from destroying your life. I am not seeking to break your bank. I just want to get paid for time I placed into investigating you. Let’s hope you have decided to create this all vanish entirely and pay me my confidentiality fee. You will make the payment through Bitcoins (if you don’t know how, type “how to buy bitcoins” in google)

    Amount to be sent: $ 1900
    Bitcoin Address to Send to: 1DDduNYswFXGpnZW1onqZQs62G5v4s5kHH
    (It is case sensitive, so copy and paste it)

    Tell no one what you should be sending the Bitcoins for or they will often not offer it to you. The procedure to obtain bitcoins can take a day or two so do not put it off.
    I’ve a unique pixel in this e mail, and at this moment I know that you’ve read through this email. You now have 2 days in order to make the payment. If I do not get the BitCoin, I will definitely send out your video recording to your entire contacts including family members, co-workers, and so on. You better come up with an excuse for friends and family before they find out. Nonetheless, if I do get paid, I will destroy the video immediately. It’s a non negotiable one time offer, so do not waste my time & yours. The clock is ticking.

    • This is the exact wording of the email I just got. Didn’t take me long to figure out it was bull**** from the ancient password. The level of monologuing is kind of entertaining.

    • I also received same email is that scam??

      • This was my response:

        Tuesday, July 31, 2018
        From: Wuzisname
        Subject: Video offer

        Dearest Aaron Morgan

        I will cut to the chase. I was so excited to hear from you and get this news. I couldn’t video myself masterbating to animal porn because I don’t know how to make the video work on my PC.

        I know that you have a great video of me fucking your mom’s loose, but comfy ass. Most importantly, I’m aware about your skills and this email is proof of this. You don’t know me but we can become great friends!

        It’s just your good luck that I discovered your email. Because, Well I actually have a counter offer. Because I don’t have a webcam and you have these amazing ninja skills and were able to record my dirty deeds done with sheep, I was hoping you would sell me that video for 20.00 bucks? All my friends and family are willing to pay me a watching fee and I will even kick back 1% of all revenues to you ( in bitcoins of coarse). After that I will be making more porn movies and doing all the “work” and paying the overhead fees ( food for the sheep and farm animals that I have sex with).

        You have some options:

        Option 1: Take the deal and we become great partners in the porn industry.

        Option 2: Send you mom to me and I will have my sexapades with her and the Farm animals, I know I know, your mom already has sex with animals, but I am also willing to pay you an extra 1% of all revenues! That’s a whole 2% and you get to watch your mom fuck the same animals she did at home but here with me and my family and friends all joining in all in HI DEFINITION!!!!.

        Option 3: Forget about all this , get a life, and get your mom some therapy and I forward your email to the FBI and interpol.

        Please let me know ASAP!

  10. Got the same email 2 days ago looking for 1200 usd,bitcoin address 16MLNnQhaLCkMr6QLf9gX9f2c6A5njHKUD

  11. Was there a follow up to this if you ignored the email? Were your friends actually contacted?

    • RootedSuperuser

      I just got this email as well.
      It was a very specif username and password for only 1 site, Demonoid, that I do not use anymore.
      Also, I do not have a webcam on my PC.
      Kinda obvious what happened here…………

    • I got the message on the 19th July. Today (22nd), I got the same message again, but from a different address, and different name. And a different Bitcoin number.

  12. Got one. Fifth time for me: Different sender emails but similar body (especially saying pass word):

    I will cut to the chase. I am aware ——– is your pass word. Most importantly, I know about your secret and I have proof of this. You don’t know me and no one employed me to look into you.

    It is just your misfortune that I discovered your misadventures. The truth is, I placed a malware on the adult video clips (sexually graphic) and you visited this website to experience fun (you know what I mean). While you were busy watching videos, your internet browser started operating as a Rdp (Remote control desktop) having a keylogger which provided me access to your screen and web cam. Just after that, my software program collected all your contacts from messenger, social networks, and email.

    After that I gave in more time than I probably should’ve into your life and generated a double screen video. First part displays the recording you were viewing and other part displays the view of your web camera (its you doing inappropriate things).

    Honestly, I am ready to forget all information about you and let you move on with your life. And I am going to offer you two options that will achieve that. Those two option is either to ignore this letter, or just pay me $1900. Let us investigate these two options in more detail.

    First Option is to ignore this mail. Let’s see what will happen if you choose this path. I will definitely send your video to your contacts including friends and family, co-workers, and many others. It does not save you from the humiliation your self will have to face when family and friends uncover your sordid details from me.

    Other Option is to make the payment of $1900. We will name it my “confidentiality tip”. Now let me tell you what happens if you choose this path. Your secret remains your secret. I will erase the video immediately. You keep your routine life as if nothing ever happened.

    At this point you must be thinking, “I should call the cops”. Without a doubt, I have taken steps to make sure that this e-mail can’t be linked returning to me also it won’t stay away from the evidence from destroying your lifetime. I am not seeking to steal all your savings. I am just looking to get paid for time I placed into investigating you. Let’s assume you’ve decided to make this all vanish entirely and pay me the confidentiality fee. You will make the payment by Bitcoin (if you don’t know this, type “how to buy bitcoins” on google)

    Required Amount: $1900
    Receiving Bitcoin Address: 149nVSABsuDxztPTMUi4sARF7SgnKPrNXo
    (It’s cASe sensitive, so copy and paste it carefully)

    Tell nobody what will you use the Bitcoins for or they will often not give it to you. The process to get bitcoins may take a short time so do not put it off.
    I have a special pixel within this message, and at this moment I know that you’ve read through this e-mail. You have 2 days to make the payment. If I don’t receive the Bitcoin, I will definately send your video recording to your contacts including relatives, colleagues, etc. You better come up with an excuse for friends and family before they find out. Nonetheless, if I do get paid, I will erase the video immediately. It is a non negotiable one time offer, thus don’t waste my personal time & yours. Time is running out.

  13. In the “Sextortion Scam…” article the bad guy stated: “I have a special pixel within this message, and at this moment I know that you’ve read through this e-mail.”

    Too bad I always disconnect from the Net when I download, then read emails. Doing so prevents the msg from contacting the sender (banks or scammer) and alerting them to the fact that I’ve opened their email. It also prevents the msg I’m reading from downloading malware in the background. I also never allow sending of return receipts.

    I notice years ago that my bank’s emailed statements would show up with missing jpegs of their logo, etc… if I disconnected from the Net before reading the msg. So I’ve continued shutting down the Net when I read emails or my PC archived Web pages. And yes, when I open some emails, like from my bank, my browser asks my firewall for permission to go online which means it will alert the sender I’ve opened the email.

    Never been hacked, scammed, compromised online. I rarely use javascript and never use Adobe Flash or Reader. Guess the bad guys will have to go after someone else, na na na na naa naaaa.

  14. Received the same Email just this afternoon!

  15. Finola Gaynor

    I’ve had the same emails not sure what to do not.that it savy hrlp

  16. I received a similar email yesterday. We purchased MacAfee and ran a scan to see if any malware was installed on my computer. It was not. I also submitted a complaint with the IC3, a division of the FBI. The password was ten years old and I did not pay the ransom. Nothing has happened so far. To add i have never visited a porn site so if they do have any video of me it wouldn’t be of interest to anyone.

  17. I received the initial email on or about 7/11/18 and have now had 3 follow-ups, the most recent of which was the “cut to the chase” version, above. My version has demanded $3200, $3900, $2900… the dollar amount keeps changing.

    Have reported to FBI websites for cybercrime.

    BTW: the emails that I receive are sent from an outlook.com domain. Is that what others are seeing, and is this scam being sent primarily to those who use Outlook? Does anyone think it is worthwhile to advise MicroSoft?

    • Yes – it is going to an outlook email and all the other sites I am reading about this it’s the same

  18. I received the exact same email – funny thing is I do everything on my phone and it’s not to watch porn sites. Lmao!!!
    Something needs to be done about this

  19. I received the same email today from rloeyrooseveltrmh@outlook.com:

    I will directly come to the point. I know is your pass word. More to the point, I know about your secret and I have evidence of your secret. You don’t know me and no one paid me to look into you.

    It is just your misfortune that I found your misdemeanor. Let me tell you, I actually setup a malware on the adult vids (porn material) and you visited this website to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were busy watching video clips, your internet browser initiated working as a Rdp (Remote control desktop) that has a keylogger which gave me accessibility to your screen and also web cam. Right after that, my software obtained every one of your contacts from your social networks, as well as e-mail.

    I then put in much more hours than I should have exploring into your life and made a double screen video. 1st part displays the video you had been viewing and other part shows the view of your cam (its you doing inappropriate things).

    Frankly, I want to forget all about you and let you move on with your daily life. And my goal is to offer you two options that may achieve that. Those two option is with the idea to ignore this letter, or just pay me $3200. Let’s explore these two options in more detail.

    Option One is to ignore this e-mail. You should know what is going to happen if you opt this option. I will definitely send out your video recording to all your contacts including relatives, co-workers, and many others. It does not protect you from the humiliation your self will face when relatives and buddies find out your sordid videos from me.

    Other Option is to make the payment of $3200. We’ll name this my “confidentiality fee”. Now let me tell you what happens if you choose this path. Your secret remains your secret. I’ll erase the recording immediately. You move on with your routine life as though nothing like this ever happened.

    At this point you must be thinking, “Let me call cops”. Without a doubt, I have taken steps to ensure this mail cannot be tracked returning to me and yes it won’t stay away from the evidence from destroying your lifetime. I am not trying to break your bank. I just want to be compensated for my time I placed into investigating you. Let’s hope you decide to generate pretty much everything go away and pay me my confidentiality fee. You’ll make the payment through Bitcoin (if you don’t know this, type “how to buy bitcoins” on google)

    Amount to be sent: $3200
    Bitcoin Address to Send to: 15DXWiU8dLYNSsXhZCuwLH5sc7jz6B9xSP
    (It is CASE sensitive, so copy and paste it)

    Tell no person what will you be transferring the bitcoin for or they might not sell it to you. The task to acquire bitcoin can take a few days so do not wait.
    I have a specific pixel within this mail, and at this moment I know that you’ve read this e mail. You now have one day in order to make the payment. If I do not receive the Bitcoin, I will definately send out your video to all your contacts including family members, colleagues, etc. You better come up with an excuse for friends and family before they find out. Having said that, if I do get paid, I will destroy the video immediately. It is a non-negotiable offer, thus please don’t waste my time and yours. Time is running out.

    Can we file these emails directly with FBI?

  20. Can confirm I received this email, and was a little taken aback that it was an old password I used to use. Thanks Brian for the useful information as always.

    Mine was also from an outlook.com address.

  21. Isn’t Bitcoin traceable or trackable? I these sorts of people had migrated to more privacy-oriented currencies like Monero or Dash. If they’re using Bitcoin, I assume the authorities can catch up with them.

  22. I received one today. Seems like a bunch were emailed last night. Also from an Outlook email address.

  23. Received same email …and password same as I still use in website …rigzone….please others same website users or different

  24. Thanks Brian, for staying on top of the war on phishers and spammers. Good to see many posters finding your site and getting their fears assuaged by your research.

    I am disappointed though. I haven’t received this phish in any of my primary email accounts yet.
    Going to have a look at my burners tonight… if I can remember the logins, maybe there will be one in one of those.

  25. I received the same email on July 13th. Does anyone know if the FBI is already looking into this? I hope they catch these people.

  26. I got one as well. Still, nobody has really answered the question “did anyone experience any consequences when they failed to pay?” And I don’t mean all the people who “never watch porn” or “covered the webcam ages ago” but people – like myself – that actually watch porn and received an email with correct email address and password. Has anyone experinced any consequences in line with the threats in the email?

  27. I see a lot of comments from people with apparantly no fear or risk of getting exposed like this – because they don’t visit porn sites, covered their web cam ages ago or never uses that pc/psw/mail account. What if you actually do visit porn sites, received the correct (work) mail address and psw – and would face very serious problems if it got out? Did anyone see any censequences for not paying?

    • It’s a semi-automated scam that is essentially phishing for victims. I’m amazed at how many people are asking whether this is real. My only guess is those people asking haven’t read the story. But since you asked: It’s not a real threat. Breath easy. Don’t pay.

      • Either they didn’t read the article or didn’t understand what they read. It’s possible some of these people aren’t your typical readers and stumbled across this post through a search engine and aren’t aware the Scammers have no compromising videos. The only truth in what they wrote, was an old or current password.

        Suggestion for some of the people who are commenting. If the password in the email IS your current password, change it and never use it again. Then either ignore the email and move it to your deleted/spam or report it to the FBI like Brian mentioned.

        Long time reader Brian, great article as always.

      • Many thanks for your reassurance.
        Of course, it’s not the worry of what might have happened by webcam. I long ago taped over my webcam anyway, and I’m not embarrassed. And there will be no sextape.

        It’s the worry that they might have access to my personal data, & other people’s confidential material that they have imparted to me.

        But think about it, the effort they will need to go to to create something compromising in all these thousands of messages to unimportant people is impractical. Fancy spending hours watching one anon webcam of an unimportant person just to find something worth blackmailing. No, the only way this sort of thing works is if you target someone specifically.

  28. I’ve received the same email today 16th July 2018. I am in Sydney, Australia.

    The email was received at 5:10am from the name Ward Odle and email address being olcotchicm@outlook.com.

    I work in IT and work from home. My Public IP Address is a Dynamic IP Address most likely shared by many users at once so good luck Mr Scammer to hacking into my PC / network.

    It can’t be done in this case with my Dynamic IP for a few reasons. If I had a Static IP Address, I’d give the guy credit for trying the scam. In my case, the Dynamic IP is a saviour!!!

    • Below is the email I received:

      Title: markmessiha – [password goes here]

      I won’t beat around the bush. I am aware [password removed] is your password. More importantly, I know your secret and I have evidence of it. You don’t know me and nobody hired me to examine you.

      It is just your hard luck that I stumbled across your blunder. Actually, I placed a malware on the adult vids (sexually graphic) and you visited this website to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were watching videos, your web browser started operating as a Rdp (Remote control desktop) having a keylogger which provided me with access to your display and cam. Immediately after that, my software obtained all of your contacts from your messenger, social networks, and mailbox.

      I then put in more time than I should have into your life and created a double-screen video. 1st part shows the video you were watching and second part shows the recording from your web cam (its you doing dirty things).

      Honestly, I am ready to forget exactly about you and let you move on with your regular life. And I am about to offer you two options which will accomplish this. The two choices are to either ignore this letter, or simply just pay me $2900. Let us explore above two options in details.

      First Option is to ignore this email. Let me tell you what is going to happen if you take this option. I will definately send your video to all your contacts including close relatives, co-workers, and many others. It will not help you avoid the humiliation your household will feel when friends discover your dirty videos from me.

      Option 2 is to make the payment of $2900. We will call this my “confidentiality charges”. Now let me tell you what happens if you choose this path. Your secret remains your secret. I will delete the recording immediately. You keep your lifetime that nothing like this ever happened.

      Now you may be thinking, “I will go to the cops”. Without a doubt, I’ve covered my steps to make sure that this e-mail cannot be tracked back to me and it will not stay away from the evidence from destroying your life. I am not planning to break your bank. I am just looking to be paid for my time I place into investigating you. Let’s hope you have decided to make all of this disappear and pay me the confidentiality fee. You’ll make the payment by Bitcoins (if you do not know how, type “how to buy bitcoins” in search engine)

      Amount to be sent: $2900
      Receiving Bitcoin Address: 1CNfXbh4jrfiR1pHa6kFmv77FxboJiiakP
      (It is CASE sensitive, so copy and paste it)

      Tell nobody what you will be transferring the Bitcoins for or they might not sell it to you. The procedure to get bitcoin can take a day or two so do not put it off.
      I’ve a specific pixel in this e mail, and at this moment I know that you have read this mail. You have two days to make the payment. If I do not receive the Bitcoins, I will, no doubt send your video recording to your entire contacts including relatives, coworkers, and so on. You better come up with an excuse for friends and family before they find out. Nevertheless, if I do get paid, I’ll destroy the video immediately. It’s a non-negotiable one time offer, thus please don’t waste my time and yours. Time is running out.

    • Here is the email I received.

      I won’t beat around the bush. I am aware messiha is your password. More importantly, I know your secret and I have evidence of it. You don’t know me and nobody hired me to examine you.

      It is just your hard luck that I stumbled across your blunder. Actually, I placed a malware on the adult vids (sexually graphic) and you visited this website to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were watching videos, your web browser started operating as a Rdp (Remote control desktop) having a keylogger which provided me with access to your display and cam. Immediately after that, my software obtained all of your contacts from your messenger, social networks, and mailbox.

      I then put in more time than I should have into your life and created a double-screen video. 1st part shows the video you were watching and second part shows the recording from your web cam (its you doing dirty things).

      Honestly, I am ready to forget exactly about you and let you move on with your regular life. And I am about to offer you two options which will accomplish this. The two choices are to either ignore this letter, or simply just pay me $2900. Let us explore above two options in details.

      First Option is to ignore this email. Let me tell you what is going to happen if you take this option. I will definately send your video to all your contacts including close relatives, co-workers, and many others. It will not help you avoid the humiliation your household will feel when friends discover your dirty videos from me.

      Option 2 is to make the payment of $2900. We will call this my “confidentiality charges”. Now let me tell you what happens if you choose this path. Your secret remains your secret. I will delete the recording immediately. You keep your lifetime that nothing like this ever happened.

      Now you may be thinking, “I will go to the cops”. Without a doubt, I’ve covered my steps to make sure that this e-mail cannot be tracked back to me and it will not stay away from the evidence from destroying your life. I am not planning to break your bank. I am just looking to be paid for my time I place into investigating you. Let’s hope you have decided to make all of this disappear and pay me the confidentiality fee. You’ll make the payment by Bitcoins (if you do not know how, type “how to buy bitcoins” in search engine)

      Amount to be sent: $2900
      Receiving Bitcoin Address: 1CNfXbh4jrfiR1pHa6kFmv77FxboJiiakP
      (It is CASE sensitive, so copy and paste it)

      Tell nobody what you will be transferring the Bitcoins for or they might not sell it to you. The procedure to get bitcoin can take a day or two so do not put it off.
      I’ve a specific pixel in this e mail, and at this moment I know that you have read this mail. You have two days to make the payment. If I do not receive the Bitcoins, I will, no doubt send your video recording to your entire contacts including relatives, coworkers, and so on. You better come up with an excuse for friends and family before they find out. Nevertheless, if I do get paid, I’ll destroy the video immediately. It’s a non-negotiable one time offer, thus please don’t waste my time and yours. Time is running out.

  29. I received the same mail 15 July 2018 from an outlook.com address and I’m from Belgium

    Required Amount: $ 1900
    Receiving Bitcoin Address: 13CWwPooE5krVDagymxAmReTw7X76BqFkU

  30. I ended up paying and then received the $10K back from the mysterious Nigerian Prince who had scammed me previously, complaining he was duped too and is now returning all the money he had received in the past due to similar antics!