Northern Michigan Resort Owner Faces Extortion ChargeAuthorities say Bryan Punturo threatened to run a parasailing company out of business if he wasn't paid $19,000 a year.
Man Accused Of Extorting Businessman With Wife, Stripper Daughter Takes Plea DealA Detroit-area man accused of extorting more than $2 million from a businessman who met his daughter in a strip club has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and money laundering.
U-M Professor Allegedly Stalked By 'Escort Massage Therapist' He Found On CraigslistRecords say a University of Michigan professor was the target of an extortion plot by a man who gave him a sensual massage.
Woman 'Mysteriously' Dies Months After Being Charged Alongside Parents In Extortion PlotAccording to the indictment, the family extorted $2.6 million to keep the man's sexual secret quiet.
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."
Detroit Police Department Lieutenant, Officer Charged With Robbing Drug Dealers, Stealing Drugs Seized In SearchesThe duo allegedly carried out bogus traffic stops and then stole drugs, money and personal property from their victims.
Police: Michigan Man Tried To Solicit Sex From Child In MinnesotaA 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.
Feds: Businessman Who Knew Stripper Was Extorted By FamilyA stripper and her parents have been indicted in an alleged scheme to extort more than $2 million from a Detroit-area businessman.
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha 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.
NY Man Awaits Sentencing In Mich. Cyberstalking CaseFederal 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.
NY Man Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking Mich. College StudentsA 21-year-old man could face prison after pleading guilty to cyberstalking women and using the Internet to commit extortion.
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.