extortion

David Letterman Extortionist Freed From Jail

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.

09/02/2010

Mel Gibson Speaks To Police In Extortion Investigation

Actor-director Mel Gibson is once again talking, and this time not on allegedly secret recordings.

07/28/2010

Mich. Couple Convicted In Stamos Extortion Case

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.

07/15/2010

Federal Jury Expected To Get Stamos Extortion Case

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 […]

07/15/2010

Feds Rest Case In Stamos Extortion Trial

Federal prosecutors rested their case Wednesday in the trial of two people accused of plotting to extort $680,000 from actor John Stamos after investigators explained how they arrested the pair and found no unflattering photos […]

07/14/2010

Stamos Case Nears End

 The government is expected to call more witnesses as the trial for two accused of plotting to extort $680,000 from actor John Stamos winds down.

07/14/2010

Stamos' Sex Life Could Be An Issue At Mich. Trial

Lawyers for a Michigan couple accused of trying to extort money from John Stamos say the actor’s private life should be fair game at trial next week.

07/08/2010

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