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Straits Times: More women seeking help with 'sextortion'

The typical scenario the callers face involve a boyfriend or ex-boyfriend threatening to make public compromising photos, or distribute them to a specific person. -- THE NEW PAPER PHOTO: JOYCE LIM By Jennani Durai Six years ago, when university student Jane broke up with her boyfriend, he threatened to make public explicit photos and videos of her unless she got back together with him. 'He said that if I didn't, he would post the pictures on the Internet,' said Jane, now 26 and working in customer service. 'I was too scared to report it because I didn't want to risk my family finding out.' While Jane's former boyfriend ended his threats after two months, her situation is one that appears increasingly common, say counsellors and legal experts. Counsellors at the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) said they started noticing women calling its helpline with s...

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