Two arrested in Oman for blackmail

Oman Monday 05/April/2021 14:54 PM
By: Times News Service
Two arrested in Oman for blackmail
Muscat: Al Dhahirah Governorate Police Command has arrested two people on charges of threatening and extortion.
 A Royal Oman Police official said: "one of the accused is a girl and they lure victims through social media by sharing indecent pictures. The two accused then blackmail victims by deluding them that the girl was abused as a result of their communication with her and the force the victim to pay a sum of money to end the complaint."
"The Royal Oman Police stresses the need to cautious about fraudsters who use their seductive and varied methods of fraud through social media, and the need to pay attention." the statement added