His first alleged target ended up naked and carrying out a sex act, a detective told Limavady Magistrates Court.
A detective constable told the court: "The females have been left very traumatised, leaving some of them seeking medical help and counselling." The offences occurred this year and last.
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Police identified the internet provider used by the person calling himself Matthew and linked it to the accused's address.
He told detectives he had not used Skype since he was 16 and denied any knowledge of the offences.
Users of video services, such as Skype, should be aware of a variety of scams that may use footage and images captured without your knowledge, to blackmail you.
In one version, the scam originates from a dating website or social network site like Facebook.
At that point, the calls become less frequent, until eventually you’re sitting there wondering, “Why hasn’t she called? ” She might be studying with her girlfriends or helping out her sick grandma, but most tend to think the worst.
You’ll either freak out and start acting like a jealous psycho or run out and party with as many random broads as possible, both of which are unfortunate.
The accused restaurant worker from Grasmere Mews in Coleraine in Co Derry was linked in court to an account of a Shannon Donnelly on Facebook, listed as recruiting models.
One victim told police she spoke to a man with an Irish accent who called himself Matthew and held a Skype "interview" last year, the officer said.
Scammers may use carefully prepared webcam images or footage of themselves which may initially seem flattering, but can increasingly become coercive and explicit.