Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
Boston Police Issue Alert On Phone Call Extortion ScamThe Boston Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam in which someone attempts to extort money from victims.
Former Mass. State Trooper Gets Prison Time For ExtortionA former Massachusetts state trooper convicted of threatening a gambler who owed thousands of dollars to a bookie cooperating with investigators has been sentenced to almost 3 ½ years in federal prison.
Lee Police Chief Charged With Extortion & Money LaunderingA police chief in Massachusetts has been indicted by a federal grand jury for extortion and money laundering.
Boston Woman Charged With Trying To Extort Lawyer For Breast ImplantsPolice say a Boston woman demanded $7,000 from a lawyer so she could get a breast enhancement.
Sal DiMasi Appeals Conviction, SentenceSal DiMasi, 67, was convicted in June 2011 of charges including conspiracy, extortion and honest services fraud.
$25,000 Bail For Former Winter Hill Gang Leader Charged In Extortion PlotEighty-three-year-old Howie Winter, a predecessor of Whitey Bulger as head of the Winter Hill Gang, was ordered held on $25,000 bail Friday.
Former Winter Hill Gang Leader Arrested In Extortion CaseMassachusetts prosecutors have announced the arrest of 83-year-old former Boston-area gang boss Howie Winter.
BC High Students Warned About Extortion Threat On FacebookThe principal of BC High says one student has already fallen victim to the crime.
Bail Denied For Mass. State Trooper Accused Of ExtortionNo bail for a 20-year veteran Massachusetts state trooper who is waiting to be tried on extortion charges. John Analetto is accused of threatening to kill a bookie he was working with in a gambling operation.
FBI: State Trooper Ran Gambling Ring, Threatened To Kill InformantA State Trooper has been charged with extortion in running a bookmaking ring with an FBI informant whom he allegedly beat and threatened to kill if he didn’t get paid.
Man Pleads Guilty To Extorting Businessman For Protection Against MafiaA 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.