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Hit Man Email Scam Circulating In The Fla. Keys

Authorities said Florida Keys residents need to be on the lookout for scary emails claiming to come from a “professional hit man.”

11/20/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha 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.

10/15/2014

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County Employee Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes

A former Miami-Dade Public Works employee, charged in a bribery scam, pleaded guilty.

05/22/2014

Jose Emmanuel Torres (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Southern Command Intelligence Officer Faces Bribery, Extortion Charges

A U.S. Marine intelligence specialist assigned to the Miami-based Southern Command is facing federal bribery and extortion charges.

02/04/2014

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Judge Okays Release Of ICE Agent Charged With Bribery, Extortion

A federal judge has ruled that a veteran U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent facing multiple charges that range from bribery to extortion can be released from federal detention while he awaits trial.

12/23/2013

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Exclusive: DEA Charges Veteran ICE Agent In Extortion Case

A 250-thousand dollar bond has been set for a veteran U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent facing multiple charges that range from Bribery to Extortion.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

Ricardo Carrion (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

More Child Porn, Extortion Charges Filed Against Teen

More charges have been filed against a Coral Spring teen accused of extortion. Coral Spring police said the charges were leveled after two more young women came forward and said Ricardo Antonio Carrion threatened to sell nudge pictures of them to a porn site unless they paid him for them.

11/21/2013

Paula Deen

Paula Deen Extortion Plot

Authorities on Friday arrested a New York man charged with trying to extort money from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen in exchange for not going to the news media with “true and damning statements” he said she made.

CBS4–07/06/2013

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Report: Miami Police Officer To Plead Guilty To Extortion Charges

A Miami police officer will plead guilty to extortion charges in federal court Friday, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

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Fmr. Compliance Officer Sentenced For Extortion Scam

The former top Code Compliance Officer for Miami Beach has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for accepting bribes.

CBS4–11/20/2012

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