Articles about Extortion
25 Jun 2021
Three men arrested for posing as policemen, robbing delivery boy
Three men were arrested for allegedly posing as policemen and robbing a delivery boy in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar, police said on Friday.
12 Jun 2021
Man arrested for posing as cop, extorting money from people
A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer and taking away mobile phones and a wallet from a person in southeast Delhi's Lajpat Nagar, the police said on Saturday.
23 Mar 2021
Delhi: Couple arrested for allegedly extorting money from employer
A 33-year-old man, Ravi, and his wife, Anju (30), residents of Sultanpur Dabas have been arrested for allegedly extorting money from his employer in Delhi's Rohini area, police said on Monday.
06 Nov 2019
Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing rape charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the case.
30 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied
Yogi Adityanath's government in Uttar Pradesh, which is already being accused of going soft on rape-accused Chinmayanand, hit a new low on Monday after Congress leaders were detained.
25 Sep 2019
Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson
Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.
24 Sep 2019
Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape
The 23-year-old law student, who accused former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, got a reprieve on Tuesday after a court agreed to hear her plea seeking protection from arrest in connection to extortion case filed against her.
27 Jul 2019
Mumbai: Two Class 9 students extorted Rs. 3L from classmate
In a shocking incident, Maharashtra police has recently booked two Class IX students for allegedly extorting Rs. 3 lakh from their classmate in the last 18 months.
29 Jun 2019
Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested
There has been a breakthrough in the murder mystery of Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary, who was killed earlier this week.
14 Apr 2019
Two held for extorting wealthy men by making obscene videos
Two men in their mid-thirties were arrested in Delhi for allegedly extorting money from wealthy people after making their obscene videos, police said yesterday.
11 Apr 2019
Woman marries divorced man, leaves him, now demanding money
An FIR was lodged recently against a woman named Pooja Thakur, and eight others, who allegedly tricked a Ghaziabad trader, Arvind Mishra.
05 Apr 2019
Delhi: Two arrested for honey-trapping 70-year-old, extorting money from him
Yesterday, a 23-year-old man, Parminder Singh and a 25-year old woman, were arrested for allegedly trying to honey-trap and then extort money from a 70-year-old contractor.
08 Feb 2019
How was the world's richest man, Amazon CEO blackmailed
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has accused the owner of the National Enquirer, David Pecker, of blackmail, alleging that Pecker's lawyers threatened him that his tabloid would publish Bezos's intimate photos.
13 Nov 2018
Thane: Businessman gets extortion threat from gangster Ravi Pujari
A businessman in Thane (Maharashtra) has filed a police complaint, alleging that he has been receiving extortion calls from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, a police official said today.
27 Oct 2018
Maharashtra: RTI activist arrested for extorting builder over illegal construction
A man claiming to be an RTI activist was arrested today for allegedly extorting Rs. 5 lakh from a prominent builder in Thane district of Maharashtra and threatening him to pay another Rs. 45 lakh, police said.
25 Oct 2018
In an unforeseen twist, Paytm secretary claims she was extorted
In what can only be called an unforeseen twist in the extortion case involving Paytm employees and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the mastermind of the extortion plot has claimed to be a victim of extortion herself.
23 Oct 2018
Paytm CEO's secretary arrested for blackmailing him for Rs. 20crore
Two senior Paytm employees and their accomplice have been arrested by the Noida police for allegedly stealing personal and confidential information from Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma, and blackmailing the entrepreneur.
03 Oct 2018
Singapore: Indian national faces 2-5 years jail-term, caning for extortion
A court in Singapore charged a 35-year-old Indian national who tried to extort half-a-million Singapore dollars from a bank.
23 Sep 2018
Rama Sene appoints Bengaluru's dreaded 'Lady Don' as city chief
Bengaluru's first female history-sheeter Yashaswini Mahesh, alias Muniyamma, has been appointed the city chief of the women's unit of controversial right-wing group, Sri Rama Sene.
17 Aug 2018
Man booked in extortion case climbs water tank, threatens self-immolation
High drama was witnessed in Bassi town in Jaipur where a man climbed atop an overhead water tank with a bottle of petrol and threatened to set himself on fire if an extortion case lodged against him was not withdrawn.
11 Jul 2018
Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion
A 62-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly extorting money from people by posing as a police officer along with his accomplice in south-east Delhi.
02 Jul 2018
Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes
A 34-year-old Chandigarh woman was being harassed by her live-in partner for days now. The 24-year-old man demanded Rs. 5 crore from the woman failing which he threatened to upload her nude pictures on the Internet.
18 Jun 2018
Delhi: Three killed, five injured in crossfire between criminal gangs
Gunshots rang out in North Delhi's Burari today as two criminal gangs opened fire at each other, killing three, including a woman passerby, police said.
28 Oct 2017
FIR against journalist, Chhattisgarh Congress chief over sex CD case
An FIR has been lodged against journalist Vinod Verma and Chhattisgarh Congress President Bhupesh Baghel for allegedly blackmailing a BJP minister over a 'fake sex CD'.
27 Oct 2017
Former BBC journalist Vinod Verma arrested in extortion case
On 27th Oct, Senior journalist Vinod Verma was arrested from his Ghaziabad residence in an extortion case.