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'Influencer' with 1.6million followers claims she's being blackmailed by an Instagram em


An ASMR twitch streamer with 1.6million followers on Instagram claims she's being extorted by someone who says they'll stop Instagram from removing her photos if she pays thousands of dollars a month. 

Kaitlyn Siragusa, 25, who goes by 'Amouranth' on Twitch stream - a streaming platform where Siragusa posts ASMR videos -  has had nearly a dozen of her Instagram photos removed for 'violating Community Guidelines' since June. 

Days after the first incident, the Houston-based streamer received an email from someone who claimed to be a content moderator for Facebook and Instagram's tech firm Cognizant, asking for monthly payments of 0.25 bitcoin - approximately $2,600 to ensure her photos are not removed. 

'I'm sure you've noticed recently than [sic] many of your posts and stories have been removed,' the email read. 'Perhaps we can reach an agreement privately.'