Joint cyber directorate charges man with 36 offences
Detectives from the Norfolk and Suffolk cyber and serious organised crime directorate, based in Halesworth in Suffolk, have charged a man from Cambridgeshire in connection with a number of blackmail related computer offences.
20-year-old Alexander Marsh, of Horseheath Road in Linton, Cambridgeshire, has been charged with a total of 36 offences, including 19 offences relating to hacking social media accounts, 8 counts of blackmail, 4 counts of making indecent images of children, 1 count of possession of articles for use in fraud, 3 counts of voyeurism and 1 count of possession of a class A drug.
The charges relate to a number of offences that took place on social media platforms between May 2019 and February 2020, involving victims from Suffolk and adjacent counties.
Marsh is due to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on 4 March 2021.