Mr. Emmanuel Orlando, a 47 year-old journalist has been arrested by police in the Central region for blackmailing some women for sex.
The suspect a staff of Coastal TV in Cape Coast according to the police, lures his victims to send him nude pictures of themselves through social media and later threatens to leak the nudes if they don’t have sex with him.
The Central Regional Crime Officer, Supt. Baffour Appenteng said, the suspect, whose modus operandi was to lure his victims through Facebook and Whatsapp told them that he was based abroad.
According to him, after receiving the nudes from his victims, he then threatens them that he will publish their photos on the various social media platform if they fail to have sex with him.
He was arrested after his second victim reported the matter to the police. The police added, the victim had had several sexual encounters with his first victim.
Supt. Baffour briefing the press said, ‘’as soon as he [suspect] gets them, he then faces up and threatens to publish them online if you don’t sleep with him.