Digital extortion turns deadly when criminals target, harass owners of coveted social media accounts

Digital extortion turns deadly when criminals target, harass owners of coveted social media accounts – CBS News

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A CBS News investigation uncovered a growing criminal enterprise where innocent social media users are threatened and harassed for their handles, in one case, fatally. David Begnaud talks to the victims, their families, and a federal official who explains how difficult it is to catch these digital criminals.

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