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  • A look to the past
    Christmastime Tribute Extortion
    The former president of International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) was sentenced to 22 months in prison for conspiring to extort ILA Local 1235 longshoremen on the New Jersey piers for Christmastime tribute payments. The International...
  • Kesha, Dr. Luke
    Kesha served with lawsuit by Dr. Luke
    Kesha Rose Sebert, also simply known as Kesha in the music industry, got served on Monday. The serving was of the legal type and came from her producer, Dr. Luke. The legal team working with Dr. Luke may have used one of the cleverest methods of...
  • Kris Jenner sex tape
    Kris Jenner steps up security after sex tape extortion plot turns scary
    Kris Jenner and the Kardashian/Jenner clan have stepped up their security after a man began trying to get money from the momager to keep him from releasing a sex tape. Jenner now believes that the man is following her and has involved local law...
  • Canton man, 22, accused of extorting teens for pornographic images
    Canton man, 22, accused of extorting teens for pornographic images
    A Canton man allegedly befriended teenage girls who he then threatened for pornographic images, federal officials said.Mr. Destin Whitmore, 22, was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges that include five counts of extortion, enticing a minor to...
  • Moreno, former Cook County Commissioner sentenced to prison
    Moreno, former Cook County Commissioner sentenced to prison
    Former 7th District Cook County Commissioner Joseph Mario Moreno, 61, was sentenced on Wednesday to federal prison. He served as commissioner for 16 years, the last three of those years, between 2008 and 2010, he developed a criminal record good...
  • Shell Oil station in California, October 2013.
    Ex-Shell Oil president says he felt ‘extorted’ by politicians
    The former CEO of Shell Oil company has said that the political fundraising system in the U.S. is nothing more than legalized extortion, and that members of both parties are equally to blame."I feel extorted," John Hofmeister said during...
  • CryptoLocker warning issue to PC users by FBI
    CryptoLocker warning issue to PC users by FBI
    An FBI press release issued on Oct. 28 warned PC users about Cryptolocker, a ransomware campaign that has been extorting money from computer users. The warning said, “The FBI is aware of a file encrypting Ransomware known as CryptoLocker....
  • Pontiac G8
    Obama to GM...Kill the Pontiac or no Money
    Former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, disclosed today that in order to get federal money, GM had to agree to kill the Pontiac, despite the fact that the G8 was getting rave reviews and selling well, the introduction of a G6 and a new GTO in the...
  • Anti-Semitic Elmo
    Anti-Semitic Elmo: 'Heckle-me-Elmo' busted for extortion, muppet headed to jail
    An anti-Semitic Elmo, AKA homeless man Dan Sandler, is back in the news with his latest ignominious stunt. After being arrested last year in Times Square while wearing the furry, red "Sesame Street" character costume and shouting slurs...
  • Ex-Detroit Mayor to be sentenced for bribery, extortion, racketeering, fraud and tax evasion
    Ex-Detroit Mayor to be sentenced for bribery, extortion, racketeering, and more
    The former Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, will be back in court to be sentenced on Oct. 10, on 24 counts of bribery, extortion, racketeering, fraud and tax evasion. Kilpatrick was convicted on all 24 counts by a jury back in March.That trial...
  • Suspect at large
    Indictment: Charges against the Republican Party
    There is actually a Facebook page titled "Arrest John Boehner."https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arrest-John-Boehner/103416473027154Charges:The Republican Party is attempting to extort and shakedown the executive branch and the American...
  • President Obama alleges extortion
    America doesn't have its act together
    Appearing like crooks to the world, that's the charge.By President Obama’s use of words today, the result from Republican Congressional representatives actions to close government and to threaten economic default is “extortion...
  • Harry Reid
    Harry Reid falsely claims Tea Party 'anarchists' out to destroy U.S. government
    On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., adopted tactics spelled out by "Rules for Radicals" author Saul Alinsky and falsely claimed on the floor of the Senate that "anarchists" in the Tea Party are part of a well...
  • President Barack Obama
    Obama calls Republicans 'extortionists' during speech
    President Barack Obama shocked a number of Americans when during a televised speech on Wednesday he accused the House Republicans of being extortionists, according to a number of news organizations.“You have never seen in the history of the...
  • MS-13 Body Art
    MS-13 clique leader to serve two life sentences for gangland murders
    A leader of the notorious El Salvador-based gangMara Salvatrucha (MS-13) was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge to serve two consecutive life sentences in federal prison for a murder and a maiming that he directed MS-13 members to perpetrate as...