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Boy suicide over 'web blackmail'

Police are investigating claims that a teenage boy from Fife killed himself after being targeted by online blackmailers. The 17-year-old is thought to have believed he was talking to a girl and then been threatened for money over the footage.

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Scotland suicide boy 'was bullied on Ask.fm'

A teenager who killed himself after allegedly being blackmailed during a Skype chat had previously been urged to commit suicide by anonymous users on the social media website Ask.fm, it has been reported.

Daniel Perry, 17, was reportedly bullied on Ask.fm about three months before he died.

The log in page of Ask.fm. Credit: Ask.fm

The case follows that of 14-year-old Hannah Smith in Leicestershire, who took her own life after she was allegedly bullied on Ask.fm

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