Extortion

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Delhi: Couple arrested for allegedly extorting money from employer

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.

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

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.

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

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.

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

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.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

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.

Mumbai: Two Class 9 students extorted Rs. 3L from classmate

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.

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested

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.

Two held for extorting wealthy men by making obscene videos

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.

Woman marries divorced man, leaves him, now demanding money

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.

Delhi: Two arrested for honey-trapping 70-year-old, extorting money from him

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.

How was the world's richest man, Amazon CEO blackmailed

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.

Thane: Businessman gets extortion threat from gangster Ravi Pujari

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.

Maharashtra: RTI activist arrested for extorting builder over illegal construction

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.

In an unforeseen twist, Paytm secretary claims she was extorted

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.

Paytm CEO's secretary arrested for blackmailing him for Rs. 20crore

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.

Singapore: Indian national faces 2-5 years jail-term, caning for extortion

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.

Rama Sene appoints Bengaluru's dreaded 'Lady Don' as city chief

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.

Man booked in extortion case climbs water tank, threatens self-immolation

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.

Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion

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.

Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes

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.

Delhi: Three killed, five injured in crossfire between criminal gangs

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.

FIR against journalist, Chhattisgarh Congress chief over sex CD case

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'.

Former BBC journalist Vinod Verma arrested in extortion case

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.