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In September 2015, Rigo attended Leeds Magistrates Court and was found guilty of voyeurism offences.
He was sentenced to a 40 week suspended sentence, seven years on the sex offenders register, 200 hours of unpaid work and the forfeiture of all his computer equipment.
Intentionally showing a child sexual material, including adult pornography, sexual images of children and self-generated sexual images (e.g.
showing your genitals to a child over webcam), through an electronic device or internet application.
This includes, but is not limited to, cameras being set up in communal areas such as toilets, and private areas such as bedrooms, in order to record someone engaging in a private act (e.g.The software can turn victims’ webcams on and off, access banking or other personal information, download new and potentially illegal content, and instruct the victim’s computer to help commit acts of criminality such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDo S) attacks.When the National Crime Agency (NCA) examined Rigo’s computer equipment they found a series of images that involved people engaged in sexual acts over Skype or in front of their computers.WATCH: The National Crime Agency with the facts on sextortion The term webcam blackmail is often called sextortion.Criminals might befriend victims online by using a fake identity and then persuade them to perform sexual acts in front of their webcam.
Angela Mc Kenna, senior investigating officer for the NCA’s National Cyber Crime Unit, said: “Users of these tools are continuing to find that despite having no physical contact or interaction with their victims, they can still be identified, tracked down and brought to justice by the NCA and its partners.”To help reduce the risk to individuals and businesses from malicious RAT use, the NCA continues to urge everybody to avoid clicking on unknown links, or files sent from unidentified or suspicious sources”.