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Dob47
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Hello there just a quick question ive had a email pop up on my Virgin mail account about demanding bitcoin & that all my accounts have been compromised. Witch I've taken action on changing my passwords to everything. Im abit worried about it as I've never had this happen before.

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This form of threatening communication is a common tactic used by miscreants to extort victims. To improve the likelihood of success the miscreant may deploy a  psychological ruse by including information that they have obtained elsewhere to imply truth and/or risk from other things mentioned in the communication. For example, Alert: Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords in new sextortion scam | Action Fraud

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This form of threatening communication is a common tactic used by miscreants to extort victims. To improve the likelihood of success the miscreant may deploy a  psychological ruse by including information that they have obtained elsewhere to imply truth and/or risk from other things mentioned in the communication. For example, Alert: Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords in new sextortion scam | Action Fraud

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