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Rise in ‘Sextortion’ as people visiting porn sites are blackmailed for bitcoin payments, police says

Cyber criminals email users and threaten to release videos of them watching porn if they fail to pay up

18 Apr 2020 5:34 PM

Sex crimes and everything you need to know to safeguard yourself online

Here are three ways where you can help protect yourself from being targeted from online sextortion threats.

13 Nov 2019 11:08 AM

Took intimate pics without consent: Rajasthan man held for blackmailing ex girlfriend

Malik was threatening the woman to upload her photos on the social media after she broke up with him.

23 Sep 2019 3:11 PM

Chinmayananad case: UP law student brought to court for statement amid tight security

The woman was escorted by several police women as she arrived in court, her face covered by a black dupatta, reported NDTV.

16 Sep 2019 11:19 AM

Journalist arrested for blackmailing Gurugram BJP MLA

Shukla is the owner of a local newspaper and a web portal registered in Delhi.

25 Jul 2019 10:48 AM


American tabloid paid USD 2 million for Bezos private texts

Bezos had alleged that he was "extorted and blackmailed" by the National Enquirer.

19 Mar 2019 10:58 AM

For Amazon, it is business as usual despite CEO scandal

Jeff Bezos is accusing The National Enquirer in a blog post of trying to blackmail him by threatening to release more intimate photos of him.

11 Feb 2019 11:12 AM

Bringing celluloid alive on Canvas

Well-known artist Atul Dodiya’s Seven Minutes of Blackmail is an homage to Hitchcock’s genius.

04 Feb 2019 4:17 PM

Extorted for watching porn? Do’s and Don’ts to avoid sextortion

Extorting users for watching porn is not entirely new.

27 Oct 2018 2:12 PM

Pak marriage racket: Brides say husbands shot first night videos, blackmailed

More than 15 girls were reportedly targeted by this group. The men used to marry them and shoot intimate videos of their wedding nights.

05 May 2018 4:52 PM


No good scripts out there, rues Urmila Matondkar

The actress was recently seen in a dance number in Irrfan Khan’s Blackmail.

22 Apr 2018 12:05 AM

Imposter held for sexual assault

In the other case registered at CR Park, the accused person had created a profile by the name of Siddharth Oberoi.

13 Apr 2018 5:28 AM

Blackmail BO collection: Irrfan Khan movie earns 11.22 crore on opening weekend

Directed by Abhinay Deo, the film also stars Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh and Omi Vaidya in pivotal roles.

09 Apr 2018 5:06 PM

Man booked on wife’s sex tape complaint

According to the police, the complainant married Rijwani (24) in April 2017 and relocated to Pune from Ulhasnagar.

09 Apr 2018 1:30 AM

Blackmail box office collection: Irrfan's film rakes in 2.81 crore on opening day

Directed by Abhinay Deo, the film also stars Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh and Omi Vaidya in pivotal roles.

07 Apr 2018 3:01 PM


Blackmail movie review: Goes cuckoo after a crafty, confident start

Irrfan Khan, of course, is the king of sardonic humour, with snarky lines delivered straight-faced.

07 Apr 2018 12:29 AM

Blackmail movie review: A chaotic yawn fest

Considering the trailer that was funny enough to tickle your funny bone, the movie is not even near to it.

05 Apr 2018 7:08 PM

Reactions of my fans define my real star power, says Urmila Matondkar

"Even in 90s I managed to do films which people are doing now," says 'Bewafa Beauty' Urmila Matondkar.

03 Apr 2018 2:54 PM

3 Khans for another Khan: Shah Rukh, Salman, Aamir to promote Irrfan’s Blackmail

Directed by Abhinay Deo, 'Blackmail' also stars Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh and Omi Vaidya.

03 Apr 2018 12:52 PM

Marriage has changed Kirti Kulhari

The actress believes that she’s in the best phase of her life, both personally and professionally.

28 Mar 2018 12:14 AM