The thought someone had access to me in this private moment is horrifying.' A BBC Radio 5 Live investigation found the illegal practice is now so prevalent there is even a profitable underground market selling the ability to watch victims, who are dubbed 'slaves', for a few pounds.
This is usually done by sending an email requesting the user to click the link to see a picture or listen to a song.
But what is really behind these contact requests and why do people bother?
Lets move on to the registration: This looks like a standard registration form, so lets complete it and click Continue: Now wait a second, our credit card information is required and that’s not what we had agreed to.
Why would we need to provide payment details if “today’s charge is $0.00” anyway?
There goes our free date and at the same time this reveals the true aim of this scam: credit card fraud.
“Safe Secure Encrypted” sounds good, but unfortunately we are not convinced of the accuracy of this statement.
I'd open random sites [while the person sat at their computer] – shock sites – they'd see a scary picture or someone screaming, and you'd see they were scared.
There are creepy people who post pictures of female slaves.
Teenagers have been targeted through internet links advertising diet tips or celebrity stories.
He said: 'I wasn't really looking for anything, just their reactions.
That doesn’t add up either and when we ask about it, the question is completely ignored.