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Is this a situation where you met her through Facebook or something similar and then sent her photos or said things you now wish you hadn't?
Is there a specific question with which I could assist?
What you are involved in is the newest scam running. The person is likely in the Philippines, that's where most of these seem to originate once you run them down, but everything makes it appear as if they are in the US.
How are they threatening to expose you? By sending an email, by posting it on Facebook (which is usual), etc.?
Don't count too much on that really being her. It may be, but we get questions about situations like this every day and the "crook" is usually using someone else's identity.
You probably want to hire a local lawyer to send the cease and desist letter an then also consider filing a complaint at www.ic3.gv, which is the federal agency dedicated to handling internet crime.
You can find a lawyer to assist you by going to www.lawyers.com and in the section for Area of Practice enter Civil Litigation or Criminal Law. Either of those will have the skill set you need.
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Normally the scammer threatens to expose the person through Facebook, or at least that's been the primary threat so far.