Keywords : extortion

Criminal confrontation with electronic blackmail

Zainab Mahmoud Hussein

Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences, 2021, Volume 10, Issue Issue 37 part 2, Pages 568-597

"The world has become a small village at the present time where all people can buy, sell and obtain all the information and data in a fraction of a second. However, as a result of this rapid technology, there are people trying to adapt this technology to their bad purposes in achieving cheap goals and an environment that works on financial and moral blackmail. Consequently, these actions cause harm to the entity and stability of society, as these behaviors work on the negative impact of all social, economic and moral aspects, and given the importance of the issue in our Iraqi society where the phenomenon of extortion began to spread, we will discuss in this research the definition of that phenomenon and its clarification in terms of adopting the causes and methods Its prevalence and the resulting psychological and social effects. At the end of the research, the results are discussed with some recommendations.