I was on a social app and this kid in my area messaged me, his profile stated he was 18 so I shrugged and said why not. He came on to me and I was flattered but I kept the air casual .he proceeded to send me a nude photo I did not ask for and mention his birthday 17th birth day is next Friday. I overlooked it at the time thought it was error on his part and I proceeded to ask about the party plans... During our brief conversation, past midnight. I mentioned he was handsome and called him a cutie under the impression he was of age for flirtatious comments. The next morning Im contacted by his parents telling me hes NOT 18 and that i need to pay them for having to cancel contract and return phone fees for him using his mother's company phone. Or be charged as a sex offender... what do I do
This sounds like a scam. Review several other posts on this board, and you'll see the same scenario played out over and over again. First sexting, phone call from the father/brother/boyfriend, saying pay us or we will do this or that. Stay off of those websites- you know which ones.
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This definitely sounds like an attempt to extort money from you. According to your description, HE reached out to you, not the other way around, and HE was the instigator of the nude photo. Please consult with a criminal defense attorney about your options, one of which I believe would be to contact your Sheriff's /Police department to report the extortion attempt, but FIRST, speak with a criminal defense attorney about whether your actions did violate Virginia law.
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