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I’m reaching out for advice according to face book personal

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Hi I’m reaching out for advice according to face book personal pictures have been leaked and charging me 500 to stop
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Connecticut
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No I just got off the phone with him asked me to go to Walmart get a card for 500$ to secure my account make sure they’re aren’t leaked by 11 tonight
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: He’s actually running my laptop as we speak
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 9 months ago.

That is illegal and extortion. You can alert FB security which should reset your account, change your password, and block this person from doing any further harm. No basis to pay such a scammer. If you know identity, can also file a police complaint.

Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 9 months ago.

Kindly let me know if that is clear and acceptable.

Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 9 months ago.
Awaiting your reply, thank you!