Virtual Kidnapping WarningScammers have made calls to residents in several towns
Inmate In Oklahoma Facing CT Extortion ChargesAn Oklahoma prisoner authorities say masterminded a scheme to extort about $674,000 from a retired Connecticut school teacher has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.
Man Pleads Guilty To $190K Insurance Fraud Scheme, ExtortionA bookmaker has pleaded guilty to charges he shot a gambler with a stun gun and tried to burn down a restaurant in a $190,000 insurance fraud scheme in Hartford.
East Haven Zoning Official Accused Of ExtortionA zoning official for the town of East Haven has been arrested on federal charges alleging that he extorted money during a home inspection.
Man Accused In Extortion Of Juvenile
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.
State Supreme Court Review Sought In Eddie Perez Corruption CaseA states attorney today filed paperwork seeking to get the Connecticut Supreme Court to consider restoring former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez's corruption conviction.
Bass Butler Conviction Upheld
Police Say Man Charged With Extortion Demanded Nude PhotosA Stratford man has been charged with attempted extortion after police said he sent emails to women demanding nude photos.
Butler Sentenced To 20 Years In Philanthropist ExtortionA former butler who tried to extort millions of dollars from philanthropist Anne H. Bass has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.