What you may believe to be a highly intimate and private moment may in fact be watched by a room full of strangers.Some victims have been extremely distressed following this realisation, with tragic consequences.

Webcams sex 2013-90

-- A Wallington retiree admitted in federal court on Thursday that he bought live webcams of children having sex.

District Court judge in Newark released Stephen Hallett, 66, on a $125,000 unsecured bond pending sentencing on Jan. Hallett told the judge that he bought dozens of live shows from purveyors in the Philippines and elsewhere between 2013 and February 2015.

This information is general information only and is intended for use by private individuals and small to medium sized businesses.

If you are concerned about a specific cyber security issue you should seek professional advice.

Thank you to those subscribers who have provided feedback to our Alerts and Newsletters.

We are very interested in your feedback and where possible take on board your suggestions or requests.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the investigation.

Attorney Danielle Alfonzo Walsman secured the plea deal with Hallett's lawyer.

They steadily increase pressure on you to participate, which they record and later threaten to distribute online.

Other reports include the scammer manipulating the images taken, to make them seem worse.

During the video call the scammer may attempt to lead you into participating in intimate, sexual activity or nudity, which can later be used to blackmail you.