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Extortion

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Man Pleads Guilty To Extorting Businessman For Protection Against Mafia

A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to extort $10,000 from a business owner, saying it was required for protection against the New England mafia.

12/18/2011

FBI

Feds Continue Crackdown On New England Mob

Four alleged members and associates of the New England mafia have pleaded not guilty in Rhode Island to their role in separate extortion schemes and have been ordered held.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/24/2011

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Teens Being Victimized By ‘Sextortion’

The saturation of texting and social networking has lent a hand to a new type of crime dubbed “sextortion.”

11/15/2010

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