NC: Arrest Made in ‘Sextortion’ Scam Involving More Than 40 Women, Including UNCG Students: Police

Fox8 reports:

A man was arrested by UNC-Greensboro police after a three-month “sextortion” investigation, according to the university.

Kevin Kerney, 31, of Denton, is accused of pretending to be a modeling agent to solicit photos and extort social media accounts of young women.

UNCG reports the man offered the women the opportunity to become a model  and requested revealing photographs.

Kerney then reportedly threatened to make the images public unless the victims shared private information, such as social media accounts and passwords.

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