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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

Lavern Filipunas (Booking Photo)

Man Allegedly Posed As Officer Seeking Free Sex

Authorities say a man impersonated a police officer as part of an effort to get sex from a pair of women at a Michigan motel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

John Stamos (Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

UP Couple Want Stamos Extortion Case Thrown Out

Two people in the Upper Peninsula who were convicted of trying to extort money from actor John Stamos are blaming their lawyers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

John Stamos (credit: Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Mich. Pair Lose Appeal In John Stamos Extortion

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a man and woman from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula who were accused of trying to blackmail actor John Stamos.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

Richard Finkbiner (credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office)

Charges Filed In Michigan In Online ‘Sextortion’ Case

More charges have been filed against an Indiana man accused in an online sexual extortion case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

Richard Finkbiner (credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office)

Sheriff: 100 Possible Victims In Online ‘Sextortion’ Case

Federal prosecutors say this may turn out to be the biggest case of online sexual extortion in the nation’s history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

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