NSPCC | Child Sexual Extortion

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Education Safeguarding Professional, Zarine Power for the attention of all Schools.

The Guardian has published a podcast episode on financially motivated sexual extortion or 'sextortion'. The podcast discusses the issue in relation to the death of a 16-year-old boy who was blackmailed by a criminal gang after he shared a sexual image, believing he was talking to a girl. It discusses what could be done to better protect children. The Guardian has also published a news story with information for parents on how to help and the signs to look out for.

Listen to the podcast here: How do we protect teenagers from sextortion scams?
Read the news story here: How can parents protect their children from sextortion?