China newspaper execs confess to extorting money from companies

Executives of a respected business newspaper website confessed on state television that they extorted companies that planned to list for "huge payments" in exchange for quashing critical stories.

Woman SI, constable of anti-extortion cell held for extortion

A woman sub-inspector and a constable of anti-extortion unit of Crime Branch were arrested on Wednesday and two other constables were detained for allegedly extorting money from a Punjab-based businessman after threatening to frame him in a case of sex racket.

Bihar: Extortion case filed against JD-U legislator Anant Singh

A case of extortion has been lodged here against Bihar's ruling JD-U legislator Anant Singh, police said on Wednesday.

Extortion case filed against Bihar legislator

A case of extortion has been lodged here against Bihar's ruling JD-U legislator Anant Singh, police said on Wednesday.

Registration of case against forest officials ordered in TN

A Judicial Magistrate Court here has ordered police to register a case against four forest department personnel including for allegedly black mailing and extorting money from a farm owner, police said on Wednesday.

Gangsters open fire at producer Ali Morani's Juhu residence

In one of the most unfortunate incident that may come as a rude shock to many, big time producer Ali Morani`s Juhu residence was attacked by two bike borne unidentified miscreants.

Two traders shot dead in Muzaffarnagar

Two traders were allegedly shot dead by unidentified men at Kairana town in Shamli district, police said on Monday.

Three arrested for extorting money for college girl

Three persons have been arrested on charges of harassing a 20-year-old girl student and extorting money and jewells from her, police said today.

Police take down Rio gang accused of torture, extortion

Police in Brazil dismantled a well-armed gang accused of extorting, torturing and killing poor residents of Rio de Janeiro, state security authorities said Thursday.

One arrested for extorting money posing as militant: Police

A person who allegedly extorted money from locals and sarpanches posing as a militant was arrested in Pulawama district in Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

Naxals extort Rs 100 crore annually from Chhattisgarh: Police

The Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh has become centre of extorting money by the ultras, who collect nearly Rs 100 crore annually from various sources in the state, police said.

Police `panty gang` dismantled in Brazil

Six police officers in Rio de Janeiro have been arrested on charges of stopping trucks carrying women`s underwear, stealing their merchandise and extorting money from their drivers.

Two Goa constables suspended for extortion

Two Goa Crime Branch constables were suspended for allegedly extorting money in the name of their seniors from massage parlours and spas, police said Thursday.

Two students booked for blackmailing girl

A case has been registered against two students of a private school here for allegedly blackmailing a minor school girl and extorting money from her.

Billionaire Vinod Khosla`s daughter blackmailed by ex-boyfriend over nude pics

A former boyfriend of Indian-American billionaire investor Vinod Khosla`s daughter has been charged with threatening to publish her naked photos as part of an extortion plot.

LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh held for extortion

The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation.

LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh held for extortion

The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation.

Ultras stop mining work over extortion

The members of a Maoist splinter group forcibly stopped work in a Central Coalfields Mining Project by a outsourcing company, asking it to resume work only after an extortion amount was settled.

Woman arrested for extorting money from businessman

A 30-year-old woman was arrested by Delhi Police from Jaipur along with an associate for allegedly extorting money from a Delhi businessman after threatening to trap him in a rape case, police said today.

Congress candidate Krishnam lodges FIR for extortion

Congress candidate from Sambhal constituency Acharya Pramod Krishnam has lodged an FIR against an unidentified person for alleged extortion of Rs 25 lakh from him, police said.