Amanda Todd's mother highlights impact of 'sextortion', as jury deliberates

Amanda Todd's mother highlights impact of 'sextortion', as jury deliberates

Amanda Todd’s mother highlights impact of ‘sextortion’, as jury deliberates NEW WESTMINSTER — The mother of Amanda Todd hopes her daughter’s case brings increased awareness of the devastating impacts of “sextortion”, as a jury in the trial of a Dutch man accused of blackmailing the British Columbia teenager begins its first full day of deliberations. Carol Todd says her daughter was “disabled” by depression and anxiety caused by what a Crown prosecutor called a persistent online campaign of harassment, before her suicide at the age of 15 in October 2012. Todd says extortion of the type Amanda suffered has become a global problem that needs to be discussed and better …
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