Extortion and Blackmail

Indicted Fall River mayor advances past preliminary election

Indicted Fall River mayor advances past preliminary election

6 hours ago   |   WCVB

The incumbent, who is facing federal extortion and tax fraud charges, says he has a big gap to close before the general election.
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Welsh Former Rugby Captain Comes Out as HIV Positive, Reveals Blackmail Threats

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

"Now even though I have been forced to tell you this, I choose to fight to educate and break the stigma around this subject."
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Prison coach urges Felicity Huffman to watch her back behind bars

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Prison-bound actress Felicity Huffman should not accept any favors from fellow inmates and watch out for guards during her two weeks behind bars, a jail coach told the...
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The Distinctly American Ethos of the Grifter

5 days ago   |   NY Times

As stories of theft and deception have come to dominate the cultural conversation, it can often feel like grift is a modern phenomenon - but it isn't.
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Joke's on who? PewDiePie NOT donating $50k to ADL after uproar, says pledge was ‘mistake'

Joke's on who? PewDiePie NOT donating $50k to ADL after uproar, says pledge was ‘mistake'

5 days ago   |   RT

YouTube celebrity PewDiePie has canceled his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League, calling it a mistake, after his fans wondered if “blackmail” made him back a group...
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Justice Anne Burke picked to serve as Illinois Supreme Court's chief justice

6 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The wife of a powerful Chicago alderman facing federal corruption allegations will become the Illinois Supreme Court's next chief justice. The state's highest court...
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Arizona trooper extorted ‘sexual favors' from women during traffic stops: authorities

6 days ago   |   NY Daily News

An Arizona state trooper is accused of using his badge to sexually abuse, harass and hold women against their will during traffic stops in central Phoenix in exchange for...
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Najila Trindade Charged with Extortion, Fraud over Neymar Rape Allegation

7 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Najila Trindade, the woman who said Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar raped her, has been indicted in Brazil on charges of procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and...
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Model charged with fraud, extortion for rape claim against soccer star Neymar

Model charged with fraud, extortion for rape claim against soccer star Neymar

7 days ago   |   New York Post

The Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May was indicted Tuesday with fraud, extortion and slander. The charges against Najila...
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Indicted Fall River mayor faces ouster vote scheduled by City Council

7 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, accused of extorting $600,000 from pot vendors, faces a vote to remove him from office Tuesday night. The City Council - which has urged...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

BOSTON - Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a... Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

Man plows car into lobby of Trump building in upstate New York, then sits...

Man plows car into lobby of Trump building in upstate New York, then sits quietly on couch

A man drove his car into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, New York, injuring several people, then got out and sat on a couch amidst the shattered glass as if nothing... Read more ...

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City... Read more ...

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

BALTIMORE - Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. Read more ...