as the use of the word "whore" is widely considered pejorative.
According to the affidavit the Florida man says he sent nude photos to Zunk after meeting him through the dating service and soon after Zunk called him claiming that the pictures were sent to Zunk's 11-year-old daughter.
Zunk then demanded money claiming that he needed it to cover the cost of changing his daughter's number and to appease his distraught wife.
Zunk would contact the victims again, sometimes posing as an FBI agent or sheriff's deputy, and tell them that they sent the explicit messages to an 11-year-old child and they would be charged as sex offenders if the victims didn't pay them to keep quiet.
One of their supposed victims finally contacted the FBI after paying Zunk $2,485 in October 2009, launching the investigation that finally caught the alleged lonely heart scammers.
A webcam model often performs sexual services in exchange for money, goods, or attention.