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Blackmail Most Foul

Derecho Investigations completed a recent extortion case where a young professional called our office and informed us that he worked for a large Charlotte company and was very worried. He was being blackmailed and had spent $30,000 to meet the blackmailer’s demands. The young man had entered a dating site and spoke with a young woman. They shared photos and then she shared a racier photo and asked him for the same, which he then provided.

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Beware of Scam Phone Calls

This article is courtesy of First Citizens Bank:

4 Types of Scam Calls to Watch Out For

Have you ever received an email or a phone call from someone saying you’ve won a financial prize or have an unexpected inheritance coming your way? Sometimes these calls may appear to come from a government official or a lawyer’s office. Often, they’re located in a different part of the country—or a different country altogether.

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