If the victim is in a relationship, they will threaten to send the photos to their partner.
The abuser may threaten to discredit or embarrass the victim by sending the photos to the victim’s employers or clients.
Identifying the Warning Signs Handling Your Suspicions Staying Safe Online Community Q&A Technology can be a positive, fun part of life.Many people, especially young adults, enjoy spending a lot of time online.But identifying predators is a useful skill, not only for victims but anyone online. Financial ones who run scams, sexual predators who target adults and children, and I would say internet trolls are also a type of sadistic predator.Stalking is a hunting term and a stalker is a type of hunter. Stalkers don’t just go online and start targeting the first person they meet.If the victim is young, they threaten to tell their parents or friends.
This is what happened in the sad case of Scottish teenager Daniel Perry earlier this year, and resulted in his suicide.
They have a type of person in mind, someone vulnerable and easy to exploit. They know that certain websites will offer more opportunities than others.
Social media sites, like online dating, are excellent places to find lonely individuals who are looking to meet people.
It is also true to say current behaviour is an indication of past behaviour.
That is why when a predator like Jimmy Savile is exposed, there are so many victims.
They will often pass on that victim to other predators. For example, if a stalking victim is being methodically targeted by an abuser using fake profiles, the abuser starts contacting friends and family, have their accounts hacked, tracked, they are being humiliated online etc. You don’t get good at stalking, trolling, scamming or being a sexual predator without experience.