The scammers may threaten to send compromising pictures or video footage of you to your friends, colleagues or family, or post it to your networks such as Skype contacts or Facebook friends.
The scammer may pretend to be an attractive, potential partner and strike up an online relationship with you.
During the video call the scammer may attempt to lead you into participating in intimate, sexual activity or nudity, which can later be used to blackmail you.
Scammers may use carefully prepared webcam images or footage of themselves which may initially seem flattering, but can increasingly become coercive and explicit.
Posing as a paedophile, he gained the trust of ringleaders and got invited into the sex dens.
He started investigating online child sex abuse in the country two years ago for the documentary, Children of the Cam.