Sicko Steven Balmont, 21, was "besotted" with his older girlfriend who he met while studying at college but the relationship took a turn for the worst and he "took it hard" when it ended. A court heard Balmont sent two sexual videos of himself and his ex-girlfriend on Facebook Messanger. But he avoided jail and was instead handed a 30 week suspended sentence, 20 days rehab and hours unpaid work. She said: "The incident has made her feel stressed and depressed. She said she can't eat properly. She says she does not go out because she is afraid she will see the defendant.
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By Harry Howard For Mailonline. A jealous accountant faces jail after posing as a man to trick her ex's new girlfriend into sending her naked photos before posting them on social media. Blerina Dobla, 26, of Richmond-on-Thames, south-west London , wanted revenge on the woman for dating her ex-boyfriend after he had dumped her. After contacting her online Dobla posed as a man who wanted to date the woman, eventually persuading her to send intimate images and a video of her naked in the shower. She wanted revenge on the woman for dating her ex-boyfriend after he had dumped her. She then published the video on Instagram and posted more semi-nude pictures of the woman, tagging her friends and family, The Sun reported. After being made aware of them by a friend, the woman was unable to see the intimate snaps herself. It was the victim naked in the shower. After contacting her online Dobla posed as a man who wanted to date the woman, eventually persuading her to send intimate images and a video of her naked in the shower, Camberwell Magistrates' Court heard file photo. She was traced by police before being arrested at work before initially denying the offences after being questioned.
Revenge porn or revenge pornography is the distribution of sexually explicit images or video of individuals without their permission. The possession of the material may be used by the perpetrators to blackmail the subjects into performing other sex acts, to coerce them into continuing the relationship, to punish them for ending the relationship, or to silence them. In the wake of civil lawsuits and the increasing numbers of reported incidents, legislation has been passed in a number of countries and jurisdictions to outlaw the practice, though approaches have varied. The practice has also been described as a form of psychological abuse and domestic violence , as well as a form of sexual abuse.
The Crown Prosecution Service defines revenge porn as 'typically sexually explicit media that is publicly shared online without the consent of the pictured individual and is usually uploaded by ex-partners. The aim is to embarrass, shame and cause distress. It is certainly clear that revenge is a serious part of the porn industry: UK searches for the term have rocketed since More than 30 sites are used by perpetrators in the UK to upload content. Victims' organisations say that revenge porn is rarely an isolated incident: it is an attempt to control and manipulate by people who are probably emotionally and perhaps physically controlling as well. The new law may be able to act against perpetrators but it has no power to remove the images. Victims have to contact individual webmasters to ask for them to be taken down and not all of these websites will be in the UK. Very often, by the time people find out they are a victim, the pictures are already on dozens of sites.