Man allegedly extorted teens to strip on webcam

February 16, 2012 13:35


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


The Central District Attorney indicted a 25-year-old Kfar Saba man on Thursday, charging him with extorting teenage girls to film themselves performing sex acts via their webcams.

According to the indictment, between 2005 and 2011 Shai Frislis browsed internet sites and forums for young teenage girls in order to contact them via web chat programs. He told the girls he was a computer hacker who had infiltrated their machines, and threatened to destroy their computers if they did not strip and perform sex acts for him via their webcams, the indictment says.Many of the minors consented to the acts because they were so afraid of Frislis's threats, the indictment alleges.

Frislis is charged with multiple counts of extortion, multiple counts of indecent acts with a minor under 16 and indecent assault using threats, two counts of attempting to indecently assault a minor under 14, and two counts of attempting to indecently assault a minor under 16.

The district attorney also filed a request to remand Frislis in custody for the duration of the legal proceedings against him.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
July 17, 2019
Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK


Cookie Settings