Extortion Attempts

Hanover Police continue to investigate attempted internet extortions, which occurred on Wednesday, April 5th, 2023. In these attempts, the victim has befriended someone online who ended up requesting intimate pictures. The victims sent pictures to the person who then demanded money on threat of releasing the pictures to the public. Hanover Police are reminding citizens to never share anything on the internet that could cause embarrassment if released. If anyone has information about this occurrence, they are asked to contact the Hanover Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a secure Web Tip.