extortion

politics

‘Sexually Extorted’ MP Tony Clement Sexted Two Ivory Coast Men

After news of the alleged extortion broke late last year, the Conservative’s creepy online behaviour came to light.
Mack Lamoureux
1.22.19
Noisey News

New Lawsuit Claims Mariah Carey's Former Assistant Was Urinated On at Work

Buzzfeed News obtained this new suit this week. It was filed in response to a suit from Carey that claimed her assistant Lianna Shakhnazaryan was attempting to extort her.
Kristin Corry
1.18.19
politics

Tony Clement admits to multiple "acts of infidelity"

The high profile federal MP previously alleged "foreign actors" had tried to extort him for sending sexually explicit photos and videos.
Tamara Khandaker
11.8.18
News

There's a Spike of Sextortion Incidents in This Canadian City

Burnaby, British Columbia, has faced two dozen reports in just three months.
Allison Tierney
8.30.18
Drugs

Ex-ESPN President John Skipper Says He Quit Over a Cocaine Extortion Plot

"They threatened me, and I understood immediately that threat put me and my family at risk."
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city's massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas "in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
true crime

The Strange Extortion Trial Pitting Teamsters Against 'Top Chef'

Allegations of slashed tires, misogynistic and ethnic threats, and terrified reality TV producers—this federal case has it all.
Susan Zalkind
8.2.17
francisco estrada

Missing Mexican Baseball Manager Found, Claims Bizarre Extortion Plot

Francisco Estrada said he was forced to stay in a hotel room by a stranger on the phone who kept him up all night.
Sean Newell
3.3.17
LGBTQ

Scammers Are Reportedly Using Gay Hookup Apps to Blackmail Users

A few men in Australia have reportedly been threatened with extortion after going to meet users from the app in person. Sometimes, the altercations have turned violent.
Brian Moylan
1.27.17
crime

Toronto Sisters Accused Of Sextorting A Nigerian Billionaire Reportedly Disappeared Before Their Court Date

Surprise.
Manisha Krishnan
1.27.17
Colin Kaepernick

Blaine Gabbert Sucks, so the 49ers are Restructuring Colin Kaepernick's "Contract" to Remove Injury Guarantee

This is such incredible bullshit.
Sean Newell
10.7.16
Stuff

Cocaine in the Tiramisu: What I Saw Working for a Restaurant Run by the Polish Mafia

Orgies, beatings and shifty-eyed teenage boys in tracksuits—my time waitressing at the Yangtze was a big, fat cliché.
Szymon Duch*
3.29.16
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