A beautiful woman showed up on the screen, naked, and kept asking me to show her my face and to show her my penis. The video stopped and messages threatening to send the video of my face and penis to all my friends and family if I didn't pay $5,000 to an organization called I laughed and told the person I didn't care if they sent the video because I'm a very open person and most of my friends and family have seen alot worse than my penis.I blocked the Michela Duran account and changed my settings so only I can see my profile. This 25-year old's cavalier attitude is the best card to play against these scammers.The scammer was threatening the victim continually through messaging, ultimately making his life miserable.After a few days and more money going to the scammer, the victim said he was “DONE! He reported that it cost him a lot more than just money. Now he hopes that telling his story will help other guys avoid it. " UPDATE 7/23/17: On July 22 we received the following email from a 25 year old male...His point, he says, is that you can never tell if you are being recorded. "I was friend requested by someone named Michela Duran [on Facebook], I accepted, and moments later she sends me messages like "do you like sex baby", and of course I'm a 25 year old man.Our added point is that it is extremely easy to deceive others online. Shortly after messaging back and forth she convinced me to video chat with her, so I did.I accepted and no more than , received the first message.
I was mortified." The Reddit user then described how he tried to make additional payments over the next couple of days to various names the scammer provided using Moneygram and Western Union.Petrified I tried negotiating and the amount came down to $1800 as final.During this time I read various web sites and then I refused to pay.[UPDATED 2-25-18 below] The Daily Scam is very sad to report a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, but then progressing to the use of Skype for video chatting. Immediately after accepting their friendship, they messaged me. It then progressed to something with sexual undertones, eventually leading to an invitation to skype. One thing led to another with me eventually pulling my [privates] out.