Tagged With Extortion

Federal prosecutors charged Michael Avenatti with fraud and identity theft and accused him of stealing almost $300,000 from Stormy Daniels


A 'sorcerer' has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for a 'witchcraft extortion' scheme that he claimed could help clients find love


Nike responds to Michael Avenatti's arrest: 'Nike will not be extorted'



A 19-year-old allegedly faked a kidnapping in order to blackmail his mother into paying a $130 ransom


The breakdown of one of Mexico's most powerful cartels is driving violence in a valuable border city


Hundreds of schools have shut down in a Mexican tourist haven after bandits broke in and forcibly cut students' hair



A nightclub shooting mars life in Mexico's Mayan Riviera, where a quieter type of crime is more rampant


South Korea's president has been impeached over a $70 million extortion scandal


South Korea's president says she is willing to resign over a $70 million extortion scandal


Forget Nixon -- these are the most corrupt US politicians in history


How drug cartels made social-media sites like Facebook into one of their most potent weapons


Scammers are trying to extort the customers of hacked crowdfunding site Patreon



Four Teamsters were just charged with trying to extort a company filming a reality TV show in Boston


The US Government is going after a cybersecurity firm that claims it has more data than Edward Snowden


A cybersecurity firm is being accused of faking hacks to squeeze money out of clients


UK Police Have Issued An Urgent Warning About Skype 'Sextortionists'