Dubai Police rescued a girl from an electronic blackmail trap that lured her into an extended relationship through a social network
Dubai Police rescued a girl from an electronic blackmail trap that lured her into an extended relationship through a social network, so she sent him personal pictures that he used to blackmail her, according to the Director of Bur Dubai Police Station, Brigadier Abdullah Khadem Suroor Al-Maasem, who indicated that the girl’s family was informed through the SPS smart police station, Then the report was transferred to the Bur Dubai Police Station, which arrested the accused within 24 hours.
Al-Ousam warned against trusting unknown people, through social media applications, and providing them with data, information or personal photos that may be used in electronic extortion, avoiding entering suspicious sites, and being careful when dealing with strangers or unknown persons, and not accepting communication with them and trusting them or Send private and sensitive photos or data.
He stressed not to publish private photos and videos on social media applications, so as not to be exposed to hacking, electronic piracy, seizure, and use by weak-minded people to blackmail their owners.
He urged community members, in case of exposure to cases of electronic blackmail, to not submit to the blackmailers, respond to their requests or send any money under threat pressure, and report via the e-crime platform, or contact the police on the number 901 or report at any smart police station, which It works around the clock.