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.
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.
A Miami police officer will plead guilty to extortion charges in federal court Friday, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
The former top Code Compliance Officer for Miami Beach has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for accepting bribes.
A Plantation woman was arrested after she allegedly tried to extort millions of dollars from the family that founded Claire’s stores.
A former Miami Beach Code Compliance officer has pleaded guilty to extortion charges, U.S. States Attorney Wilfredo Ferrer announced Monday.
A Fort Lauderdale firefighter is facing serious charges after investigators say he used a taped conversation in an attempt to extort information about a criminal investigation.
Chai Footman, who worked as a Miami Beach fire inspector, told a Miami federal judge Friday that he was part of a conspiracy that sought to shake down a Miami Beach club owner, who was actually an undercover FBI agent, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Two Fort Lauderdale Police officers went before a judge Friday accused of betraying the badge by allegedly stealing cash and drugs from pain clinic customers.
A former Miami police officer who pleaded guilty to extortion charges has been sentenced to six months in federal prison.