Warning for extortion mail

Published Jun 03, 2019

Several recipients have recently received e-mails with extortion attempts.

The sender claims to have documented surfing habits with the recipient's webcam or followed the individual and documented an alleged love affair. There are also emails about "We are a gang that specialize in kidnapping and extortion" "Jag hackade din enhet someone@kth.se och du har ett problem nu" etc
Usually the extortioner requests that you pay a certain amount of bitcoin within 24 hours.
If you receive such an e-mail, it is most likely a bluff.
Do not answer the extortioner, and report to us.

For more information, see the Police website:

polisen.se/aktuellt/nyheter/2018/augusti/varning-for-utpressningsmejl---ny-bedragerimetod /

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