Harassing texts. Unwanted deliveries. Fake bomb threats that bring police to the door. Inside the tactics cybercriminals use to get social media users to surrender their accounts
A CBS News investigation uncovered a growing criminal enterprise where innocent social media users are threatened and harassed for their handles, in one case, fatally. David Begnaud talks to the victims, their families, and a federal official who explains how difficult it is to catch these digital criminals.
Coveted usernames can fetch up thousands on online marketplaces. Cybercriminals are targeting users to get them.