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.
Two people in the Upper Peninsula who were convicted of trying to extort money from actor John Stamos are blaming their lawyers.
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.
More charges have been filed against an Indiana man accused in an online sexual extortion case.
Federal prosecutors say this may turn out to be the biggest case of online sexual extortion in the nation’s history.
Federal court records claim a Detroit businessman and ally of disgraced ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick obtained $58.5 million by extorting contractors and through other illegal conduct.
Police say a Wayne County man is being held on a quarter of a million dollars bond on charges that he sent nude photos of himself to at least two young girls through Facebook and texts.
Two men from Kentucky are in the Monroe County Jail facing extortion charges related to stolen pool cues.
The city of Detroit may owe money to a former contractor who claims he was extorted by the directors of the downtown convention center.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says it’s sometimes hard to tell how much someone involved in bribes and extortions is a victim and how much a co-conspirator.