Feds Are Cracking Down on ‘Sextortion’ Schemes

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Robert Dion Ables knew how to sound like a teenage girl. That, a smartphone and a social media app were all he needed to trick a 14-year-old Canadian girl into sending him sexually explicit photos of herself. If she refused to send more, Ables told the girl he would post her photos on her Facebook page. "Sextortion" is a disturbing cybercrime, and the Justice Department has called it "by far" the most significant growing threat to children,

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