'Of Course I'm Nervous': Michael Avenatti Reacts To Federal Charges Of Extortion, FraudIn his first interview since he was arrested on federal charges fraud and extortion, Michael Avenatti denied any wrongdoing but said he is "concerned" about the prospect of prison time.
Woman Who Accused Ex-NY Gov. Spitzer Of Assault Pleads Not Guilty To ExtortionA high-priced Russian call girl pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegedly trying to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Extorting Yankees GM Brian CashmanA woman charged with shaking down New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has pleaded guilty to extortion, perjury and criminal impersonation.
Judge Refuses Motion To Drop Charges Against Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos And SonAn indictment against the pair alleges a medical malpractice insurer provided Adam Skelos with a no-show job while it lobbied his father on legislative matters.
Ex-Home Depot Worker On Long Island Sentenced For Extortion Bomb PlotIt was a major scare at the Huntington Home Depot back in 2012 after a pipe bomb was planted in the store by then-employee Daniel Sheehan, authorities said.
Alleged Ex-Mistress Of Yankees GM Files Lawsuit, Claims He Hacked Into Her EmailYankees General Manager Brian Cashman has more to worry about than just upcoming spring training-- he's being sued by his alleged ex-mistress.
Reputed Gambino Underboss Arrested In Brooklyn In Connection With Italian Extortion Case
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
Cops: L.I. Man Attacked Acquaintance With Mallet, Extorted Victim’s FatherA Long Island man has been accused of attacking an acquaintance and extorting money from the victim's father.
Jersey City Cop Admits To Stealing, Extorting From Government InformantA Jersey City police officer admitted Friday that he stole more than half a million cigarettes, and extorted $20,000, from a person he thought was a drug courier.
Brooklyn DA Dropping 'Bogus' Charges Against Sex Abuse WhistleblowerProsecutors say they'll move to drop all charges against a Brooklyn man in a controversial extortion case involving a Hasidic Jewish religious leader.
Fairfield Man Accused Of Extorting Models For SexA Rocky Hill man set up an extortion scheme with a phony talent agency to solicit revealing photos, money and sex from nearly 40 women seeking modeling jobs, police said.
Prosecutors: NYPD Officer, 2 Others Extorted $24,000 From Astoria Restaurant OwnerNYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he "taxes" the local businesses, prosecutors said.
Veteran Jersey City Cop Charged With Federal Cargo Theft, ExtortionOfficer Mario Rodriguez, 39, pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges that he stole 600,000 cigarettes and robbed a government informant he thought was a drug courier.
Report: New York Man Accused In Paula Deen Extortion PlotThe complaint says Paculis was threatening to go to the media with statements made by Deen unless the former Food Network star gave him $250,000. The complaint does not specify what was in the statements Paculis claimed were made by Deen.