Online Blackmail

What happens when someone hacks into your Web account to blackmail you? Abbie Almasco shares her story.
  |  Oct 30, 2006
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Two days after my birthday, I logged on to my Friendster account to see if there were any testimonials or birthday greetings from my friends. But "Invalid e-mail address" kept flashing on the screen. Bothered that something could be wrong, I checked my e-mail. To my surprise, I saw an e-mail from someone who called himself "Big Brother" saying that he hacked into my Friendster account. According to him, someone who was jealous of me paid him P10,000 to hack into my account and ruin my reputation. He also said that if I don't pay him P5,000 through G-cash, I would never retrieve my Friendster account and he would scatter my photos all over the Internet and tablouds, e-mail all my contacts including my modeling agency Elan, and inform my school that I was part of an escort service. The best part about paying him, he said, was that I'd find out who gave him the money to ruin my reputation.

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To read Abbie's full account of what happened to her, flip to page 29 of your October 2006 issue of Candy with Rhian Ramos on the cover.

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