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Edward Palokaj (credit: Roseville Police Department)

Police: Roseville Man Tortured Victim With Hammer And Nails To Extort Money

“We don’t know exactly how long he was bound and beaten and verbally and physically assaulted.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2015

Attorney Michael Harrison, left, with accused Detroit Police Lt. David Hansberry. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Detroit Police Department Lieutenant, Officer Charged With Robbing Drug Dealers, Stealing Drugs Seized In Searches

The duo allegedly carried out bogus traffic stops and then stole drugs, money and personal property from their victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015

Christopher Carl Relitz (Booking Photo)

Police: Michigan Man Tried To Solicit Sex From Child In Minnesota

A 24-year-old Livingston County man could potentially spend the rest of his life in prison after police say he tried to arrange a sexual encounter with a child in Minnesota.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

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Feds: Businessman Who Knew Stripper Was Extorted By Family

A stripper and her parents have been indicted in an alleged scheme to extort more than $2 million from a Detroit-area businessman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2015

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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NY Man Awaits Sentencing In Mich. Cyberstalking Case

Federal prosecutors are recommending a 30-month prison sentence for a young Republican activist who stalked and extorted women after finding nude photos of them online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

NY Man Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking Mich. College Students

A 21-year-old man could face prison after pleading guilty to cyberstalking women and using the Internet to commit extortion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

Wayne County IT Director Sentenced For Bribery And Extortion

A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Lavern Filipunas (Booking Photo)

Man Takes Plea Deal In Officer Impersonation For Sex Case

A man who authorities say impersonated a police officer as part of an effort to get sex from a pair of women at a West Michigan motel has accepted a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

Blackmail: Michigan Women Among Those Threatened By Release Of Nude Photos

Federal prosecutors in Detroit have charged a Long Island man, after 15 young women said he threatened to release nude or unflattering photos of them unless they sent some more to him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

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