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Internet Blackmail Scam

Several of you wrote in response to last week's editorial about blackmail via e-mail. We were glad to hear that most of you have not received such messages, and those who have said they immediately deleted them. A number of you said you wouldn't know if you had received blackmail attempts, because you don't open e-mail messages unless you recognize the sender.

Some said if you've done nothing wrong, you have nothing to fear from blackmailers. Unfortunately, with today's technologies and laws, this isn't always true. It is entirely possible for a skilled hacker to plant child pornography or other damaging "evidence" on your computer and then anonymously alert your employer or the police, costing you time and trouble at best, and perhaps your job or your liberty at worst, even if you're completely innocent.

Those who commented on what should be done to blackmail scammers seemed to be generally in agreement that punishment should be fairly harsh. If this does happen to you, or if you're a victim of other types of Internet fraud, if you live in the U.S. you can report it to the FBI via the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) Web site at:

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[ source : WinXPnews™ E-Zine ]

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