APS/FBI warn parents of sextortion crimes

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Albuquerque Public Schools, in conjunction with the FBI, has started a digital billboard campaign urging kids to be careful online. This, as the number of sextortion incidents reported state FBI office since January first, is on track to surpass last year’s total. So far in 2022, the Albuquerque FBI Division has received 107 reports involving allegations of people extorting young people for money, sexual material, or other things of value over the internet or social media apps. Parents and guardians can learn how to protect their teens at fbi.gov/safekids.