Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 00:43
An eminent lawyer, who represented several Bollywood actors, received a Rs two crore extortion threat on Monday from two unidentified men.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 18:42
It began innocuously enough - two men on a motorbike delivered a plain brown envelope to the home of Mohammed, an Islamabad businessman. But the contents plunged him into a terrifying three-month nightmare.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 19:41
Four extortionists who had demanded Rs 50 lakh ransom from a local businessman and threatened to kidnap his son if he failed to do so, were publicly thrashed and paraded by police here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 14:49
Two college students who tried to extort money from a shop-keeper at Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh`s West Kameng district have been arrested.
Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 18:31
A Chinese delegation has demanded adequate security against the extortion mafia to be able to conduct a seismic survey at Badin city in Sindh province.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 13:06
Two people, who tried to extort money from singer Stevie Wonder, have been arrested in the United States.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 19, 2011, 17:47
Police on Saturday claimed to have
busted a gang of extortionists posing as `Al-Badr` militants
and demanding money from factory owners and landlords in south
Kashmir`s Awantipora region.
Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 20:50
Cracking down on rampant cell
phone crimes, Bangladesh`s elite security forces have zeroed
in on a village, most of whose residents were found to be
involved in racketeering using mobiles, officials said.
Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2010, 18:47
A Delhi court on Friday framed
charges against two brothers under the anti-organised crime
law MCOCA for allegedly being involved in several cases of
extortion and cheating in the national capital.
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