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I have a girlfriend from kumasi, last week she got her computer confiscated by authorities there there were some pictures of me on the computer along with a few videos. She was well over 20 years old. I get email that my pictures and videos will be published on line all over the world if I don't pay 7000 us dollars by end of Monday. The email is supposed to be from the daily graphic news there in Ghana. Should I ignore, or contact the police. These were between both of us, it went both ways Can you help me. Ron [email protected]
we communicated thru skype, video with each other
the computer was confiscated at a cyber cafe from what the person told me
she was supoosebly arrested but out
we had shared pictures and videos of each other
i know i should never done this butthis gentleman is threatening putting all over you tube and facebook if i dont pay and sending to cnn and other sources.
she has been the only person ive shared with
there was one more situation out of this I just found this out.
the woman I have been corresponding with just told me that she just turned 18. and the persons in the video and live chat was not her. this makes me more scared, but she also wants me to send her the money and she would give to the person himself. I think still a scam but should I be more worried? The person who I talked to and saw in videos reacted to my questions and they were much older.
should I be worried still??
if i talk to her its only thru skype messaging now
and they reduced to 4000 us dollars
should i contact my local police to keep them aware of this?
or is this a bad idea
scare and worried
i just want to protect my interest and family embarrasement
i have another question pertaining to this situation
this person is stalking my teen daughter thru tracking her and my son thru facebook.
we had set highest security on facebook can offer he keeps giving me a timeline of wanting the money or contacting my kids.
my daughter recieved a message from threatening to expose me to all her friends.
i have contacted the FBI internet team and the Crime Unit in their city
do I need to have some legal
I have done everything I possible could do with setting up security on facebook.
he has sent me more text messages stating that he has been in contact with my daughter, I asked her and she said no one has. I think he is undergrounding my daughter facebook. not sure.
I called his bluff, and told him I am not sending and he got mad and stated if not by tomorrow then it is all over me again.
I reviewed every email I sent to this girl and nothing stating having sex with a girl .
I did review the video, my face is not in those naked pictures.
I did send general videos of just talk seeing how her day is and general talk. nothing with sex.
so I guess I just wait and see?
I just fear for my kids, for the stupidity I did of a lonely person.
so is there any legal thing I can to protect us?
when you i talked earlier, we did exchange a few photos of each other, a few of the genitals. and one small video showing my genitals my face was not it.
she did the same as well. the person ive talked to and she responded was a much older woman.
i would never done this if i have known this person was or would be a minor.
now with this crime unit they sent me a email today that i should send them the money asap, and they would represent me . if not the ice.gov will be contacted as me being a pediphil. i am not that
should icontact this organization?ask questions, research or what should i do now?
well the ghana crime unit was in touch, as told by FBI they asked for all details, i provided the otiginal email with these pictures.
thank you for responding,
now the Ghana police are suggesting I pay the police
this is the email I received the other day from the police department
I have never met you in real life but my heart tells me you are a good brethen but sometimes in life the unfortunate happens which can ruin your life and as a honest man with integrity i have to help where i can and this is just what am doing. Please privimg your innocent to me will not solve the problem and you have to confide in me to solve this matter amicably before the media broadcast your nude materials on the internet for the ICE to investigate. A small quarrel can lead to a war if peace does not prevail. After i received the print media letter, i have no option but to write you asap and waiting on your response before i act. Please follow on to the bank to faster the process. As i am puting myself in your shows to solve this problem, kindly pay the monwy to my name to receive it and done everything on your behalf as the General Inspector who has power to control this commission. NAME: AUGUSTINE YAMOAH
G.P.S- 143 MINISTRIES ROAD.
ADUM- KUMASI, GHANA.
For security reason you have to tell the Money transfer Bank that you are building like you are supporting the building of an orphanage home in Ghana where you visited some years ago, so as to not raise a red flag.Thank You and your quickest actions is needed to proceed.
then they sent me this link that I would be placed on
now they sent me a latest email that I have 72 hours to pay or else the unfortunate.
I did place a complaint on the FBI site, as well contacted ICE.gov they told me the same thing place a file with the FBI site.
Do I wait and see,
I think this is still a scam, but looks all official.
I did find out they did do a switch on me, that the person that I have been involved with was older, and she had her computer confiscated and they saw pictures of me then put together a montage of pictures saying I was having sex with under age girls. The girl I have been talking to told me this she has been begging to talk to me about it .
so I am putting that into the claim as well.
let me know
thank you again
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