Sexual extortion

A U. of I. student reported that he entered a video chat with an unknown person after matching with them on a dating app named Bumble. The unknown person encouraged the student to engage in intimate acts during the video chat. After the chat ended, the unknown person demanded money under the threat of sending the video to the student’s social media contacts. The student did not send any money and blocked the account. The unknown person called the student repeatedly over the course of 30 minutes.