Man films city bizman in nude, held for trying to extort money

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Feb 15, 2013 01:39 IST

A 24-year-old management graduate from Ahmedabad was arrested by the Mumbai police crime branch on Thursday for trying to extort money from a city-based businessman after recording him in the nude using a webcam.

The accused, Nikhil Lala, posed as a woman on a messenger group to befriend the victim and then used an UK-based website to blackmail him. 

Lala created fake email IDs and used them to chat with the victim on Yahoo messenger, said inspector Nandkumar Gopale.

The accused pretended to be a girl and video taped his victim in the nude during one of their chats. He then asked the businessman for money by threaten-ing to upload the pictures online.

 

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