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Dan Sandler

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Gets 1 Year In Girl Scouts Extortion Plot

Dan Sandler, 50, pleaded guilty last month in Manhattan Supreme Court to grand larceny and misdemeanor stalking for plotting to extort the Girl Scouts of America.

10/09/2013

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Admits To Plot To Extort Girl Scouts

A homeless man who became infamous for shouting anti-Semitic slurs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square pleaded guilty Wednesday to a bizarre plot to extort the Girl Scouts.

09/18/2013

Man dressed as Elmo walks through Times Square (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

DA: Times Square Elmo Impersonator Indicted On Extortion Charge

Dan Sandler, 49, has been charged with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts of America. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

06/05/2013