Lim said he was horrified when he received the threat.“I felt embarrassed and helpless. He then sought MCA Public Services and Complaints Department head Datuk Seri Michael Chong’s help.
Chong helped Lim lodge a report at the Cheras police station on Monday.“I told him not to pay,” said Chong at a press conference at Wisma MCA here yesterday.“If you pay once, they will keep on demanding and they will never stop,” he said, adding that he was also sure that the photos used by Capistrano were of another woman.“I’m sure she is a victim too,” he said.
Plus, some mods just straight up ban you for unjustified reason. But I really need that lag fixed or I won't use the app for weeks till the next update. 1st UPDATE: I'm happy to use this because it just gives me what i want.
MCA Public Services and Complaints Department head Datuk Seri Michael Chong (right) speaking at a press conference for Lim (left), a student who was blackmailed by a scam artist over his nude photos.
I personally have only sent 3 photos & a story or 2.” Those who attacked this insidious and potentially illegal behavior were subjected to a backlash from others studying Agricultural Science, who claimed they were being unfairly tarnished for the actions of a minority.
The site's small team has been overwhelmed by the images under pornography hahstags - a term that collects lewd images in one search - that give users of the site easy access to photos featuring genetalia, women posing provocatively in bed, with their partners or masturbating on camera.
There are also thousands of comments on the pornographic images from fellow users urging one another to add more and more raunchy photos or inviting them on to other social networking sites to message privately.
The group is understood to be made up of predominately Agricultural Science students, in what is now the second controversy involving members of the course in a year.
Instagram, the photo-sharing app that promises a “fast, beautiful” way to exchange images, has enjoyed an enviable reputation as the Eden of social networking sites.
It’s the place where 80 million people share picturesque, gently-tinted photos of bouquets, sunsets, spaghetti and cappuccinos.
He said that victims of similar scams should go to the authorities instead of paying up.“I think this is just the tip of the iceberg, there might be more victims who are too ashamed to come forward,” he said.
It is believed a private Facebook groupchat with as many as 200 members is active among male students in UCD, in which members share and rate stories and pictures of girls they have slept with.