Extortion Attempt - Real Example from CRCGM

Updated: Oct 15, 2021

The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester (CRCGM) have released an example of an extortion attempt received by their Head of Cyber and Innovation Detective Superintendent Neil Jones.

The CRCGM have created an informative blog based on this email, advising people of the tell tale signs of a false extortion attempt and what you should do if you receive an email like this.

Please take time to familiar yourself with the content of this blog here: https://cyberresiliencecentre.com/article_extortion