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One victim, a 28-year-old man, is willing to speak about his experience but wishes to remain anonymous. "After five minutes she sent me a message saying: 'Have a look at this video I've taken of you."She sent me a message and I was happy because normally the girls don't take the first step," he says. I am going to put it on You Tube unless you send me some money.' "I looked at the video - you could see my face..."She said she was French, living in Lyon, but was on holiday in Ivory Coast. you could see everything." Paedophilia allegations On the same page, the victim saw many other similar videos of people entrapped in this way.Victims are typically lured into taking off their clothes in front of their webcam allowing the fraudster to record a video.A threat is then made to publish the video with false allegations of paedophilia unless money is paid.