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Bradley Cooper to produce film on 1980s casino extortion plot

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 09:08

Hollywood star Bradley Cooper is set to produce a film about a real-life 1980s Nevada casino extortion plot.

Three arrested for extorting money for college girl

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 17:07

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

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 05:47

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.

Extortion case against couple for threatening Sena MLA, son

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:09

The city police have registered a case of extortion against a couple for allegedly trying to extort money from the local Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik.

One arrested for extorting money posing as militant: Police

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 19:42

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.

German woman denies Saudi sheikh extortion bid

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:32

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.

Naxals extort Rs 100 crore annually from Chhattisgarh: Police

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 23:18

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:11

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12:59

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 01:38

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

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:54

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 20:45

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.