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Amravati Deputy mayor among seven booked for extortion bid

Seven persons, including Amravati deputy mayor Sheikh Jafar, have been booked for allegedly trying to extort Rs 5 crore from a city-based property broker, police said here on Sunday.

Kannada actress arrested over extortion bid

Kannada actress Nayana Krishna has been arrested by the Bangaluru police in connection with an extortion case. The actress has been named in the case by a doctor, who alleged that Nayana along with two more persons lured him to have sex with her, while they secretly filmed it. Nayana later used the sex tape to extort money from the doctor.

German woman denies Saudi sheikh extortion bid

26. A German woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in California to trying to extort $15 million from a Saudi sheikh by falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by his son.

Two AIADMK workers among 4 held for extortion bid

Four persons, including two AIADMK functionaries, were arrested here on Friday for reportedly trying to con a trader from Rajasthan to hand over Rs 5 lakh for selling banned tobacco products in the city.

Extortion bid sends Romanian millionaire to jail

A Romanian court today sentenced flamboyant millionaire Dan Diaconescu, a politician and owner of the OTV television network, to three months in prison for blackmailing a small-town mayor, Mediafax agency reported.

Amar Singh deposes against man for making extortion bid

Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh
Tuesday claimed before a court that a man made an extortion bid
of Rs 5 crore from him through impersonation.