Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
I would like to know the following please. Number of crimes involving 'sextortion' recorded by your force over the last three calendar years 2019, 2018, 2017. If possible, please provide detail/MO/free text notes on each incident e.g. 16 year old threatened with photographs etc.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.
Please see the attached document which should satisfy your queries.
Sextortion - 119/20
FOI 119-20 Sextortion.pdf