Honey Trapping Thrives On Lockdown Loneliness #AAH

Honey Trapping is a practice where someone might get involved with a person romantically or sexually for investigative or scamming purposes. A lot of times, both men and women pose to be romantically interested online, and slowly gain the confidence of the victim. They then may use the victim’s confidential details or morphed images to blackmail for money.

“People are more lonely and hence more vulnerable. During the lockdown, people were trapped at home and spending more time online,” explains Akancha, who is running a Akancha Against Harassment and describes her campaign as ‘India’s largest social impact initiative against cyber harassment’.

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