In 2013, Daniel Perry committed suicide hours after receiving an online message saying images or video would be made public and shared with his friends and family if he didn't pay money into an account.
No one had died, no national tragedy had occurred— they had just been caught trying to buy sex.
Across the country, cops are implementing a strategy that has long been debated in Europe: targeting the men who buy sex while trying to help the women who sell it.
Tinder, OKCupid, Plenty of Fish are all standard apps you'd expect to see on a single person’s smartphone. Now, having your own ‘oh, we met on the internet’ story is just as romantic as meeting IRL (in real life).
Only yesterday, a court heard how a group of women using were allegedly conned out of £220,000 by a gang posing as ‘attractive middle-aged men’.
After all, sexy is wrinkle free and dewy skinned, full of vigour, hard in the right places, perky in others.