Extortion

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March 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity. Avenatti,...
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March 08, 2019 - 4:40 am
A 38-year-old Russian woman has been convicted of taking her child out of the U.S. and keeping the child away from the father in Kansas. A federal jury convicted Bogdana Alexandrovna Mobley on Wednesday of one count of international parental kidnapping and two counts of attempting to extort money...
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February 09, 2019 - 7:50 pm
Watch the latest video at Criminal defense attorney Steven Greenberg says that federal prosecutors will likely charge some National Enquirer employees with extortion for attempting to blackmail Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
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