When two Indian cos paid hackers $10 mn to not reveal secrets!

In one of the first case of cyber crime extortion, two Indian conglomerates were forced to pay hackers $5 million each in order to prevent them from revealing secrets or information that could have implicated the companies in wrongdoing.

PM Modi to take up 'Mission Dawood' with UAE

An important agenda in PM Modi's UAE visit is about Underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim. He is likely to urge UAE to seize properties belonging to wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Maoists attack bridge construction site in Bihar; 9 injured

A group of Maoist ultras attacked a bridge construction site in Banka district, thrashing workers, shooting indiscriminately and torching vehicles stationed there during the wee hours on Monday.

Three arrested in Bihar for extortion

Three people, including a contractual school teacher, were arrested on Thursday in Bihar for allegedly threatening politicians and officials and extorting money from them, police said.

Nice defender Souleymane Diawara released on bail
Nice defender Souleymane Diawara released on bail

Nice defender Souleymane Diawara, held in custody for two-and-a-half months in relation to an extortion investigation, was released on bail on Friday by a court in Digne.

CBI arrests impersonator on extortion charges

A man allegedly impersonating a CBI officer and extorting money from various persons luring them with appointments in the investigation agency has been arrested from Jodhpur.

Lazio chief facing extortion probe: Report
Lazio chief facing extortion probe: Report

The president of Serie A club Lazio, Claudio Lotito, is under investigation for extortion, according to reports in Italy.

Man awarded 5 yrs RI for sending extortion note in Arunachal

A man has been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by a court for sending an extortion note to a businessman.

Couple in Bihar asked to pay Rs 50,000 as 'tax' for inter-caste marriage

A couple in Bihar was asked to pay rs 50,000 as 'tax' for inter-caste love marriage.

ISIS rakes in '$1 million per day' in extortion, taxation: Report
ISIS rakes in '$1 million per day' in extortion, taxation: Report

The Islamic State rakes in over USD 1 million per day in extortion and taxation and the dreaded terror group has enough assets to cover its expenses despite falling oil prices, according to a media report.

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara
Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

The lawyer acting for Nice defender Souleymane Diawara said on Saturday that he is to make a new bid for the release of the Senegalese international, who was arrested last month for attempted extortion.

Mumbai police arrests close aide of gangster Chhota Shakeel

The anti-extortion cell of the Mumbai police crime branch has arrested an accomplice of gangster Chhota Shakeel who had allegedly tried to extort Rs one crore from a real estate developer, a senior police officer said here on Thursday.

Girl harassed, blackmailed in Faridabad

A 22-year-old girl, resident of sector-16 of Faridabad, has accused a man of threatening, extortion and blackmailing her, police said.

Expelled TMC MLA Arabul Islam arrested

Expelled Trinamool Congress strongman and MLA Arabul Islam was arrested on Sunday from the New Town area, the emerging satellite township near Kolkata, for his alleged involvement in an extortion case, police said.

Six suspected Maoists arrested on extortion charges in Bihar

Six suspected Maoists were on Saturday arrested from Sheohar, Muzaffarpur and Sitamarhi districts of Bihar on the charges of alleged extortion.

Andhra Pradesh: Three eunuchs nabbed for extorting money from passengers

Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended three eunuchs for allegedly troubling passengers and extorting money from them during a journey on the Vijayawada-Warangal route.

Babloo Srivastava, three others acquitted by court

Delhi Police's failure to place on record mandatory certificates regarding admissibility of electronic evidence has led a city court to acquit underworld don Babloo Srivastava and three others in a 2003 alleged extortion case.

Bihar: Ex-DAV school principal's arrest stayed

A local court Friday stayed the arrest of a former school principal in connection with a case charging him and three teachers of extorting money from some students, including a class XI student who had mysteriously disappeared from the school premises on February 28 and was found three weeks later.

Mexico detains 7 federal police for extortion

Mexican authorities detained on Thursday seven federal police officers accused of committing extortion in the border city of Matamoros, days after 13 other agents were held in a kidnapping case.

Kuldeep Bishnoi receives threat letter demanding Rs 10 cr extortion money

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) President Kuldeep Bishnoi has received a letter which allegedly demanded Rs ten crore as extortion money and threatened him that his 23-year-old son will be killed if the amount is not paid, police said on Thursday.