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.
A Michigan couple convicted of trying to extort $680,000 out of “Glee” actor John Stamos were each sentenced Friday to four years in prison. Allison Coss and Scott Sippola were hoping to receive sentences of […]
The former television producer who tried to blackmail David Letterman over the comedian’s office affairs was freed from jail Thursday, city Correction Department records show.
Actor-director Mel Gibson is once again talking, and this time not on allegedly secret recordings.
A jury in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has convicted a couple in the attempted extortion of actor John Stamos after a trial full of allegations about cocaine, strippers and unflattering photos.
Federal jurors are preparing to consider whether a small-town Michigan couple tried to swindle actor John Stamos out of $680,000 by falsely claiming to have photos showing the “Full House” and “ER” star using illegal […]