Former Baltimore DPW Supervisor Ronald Smith Pleads Guilty In Extortion SchemeA former Baltimore Department of Public Works supervisor pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge of extortion under color of official right for misusing his authority by accepting cash payments to have DPW crews do work for private companies, the justice department said Friday.
Baltimore Detective Allegedly Threatened, Extorted Contractor After He Was Unhappy With Patio Construction, Court Docs SayA Baltimore detective allegedly threatened a contractor with arrest after he was dissatisfied with a patio the contractor built at his Baltimore County home.
Baltimore City Police Sergeant Arrested On Extortion, Kidnapping Charges After Alleged Dispute Involving Home Improvement JobA Baltimore Police Sgt. assigned to the homicide unit was arrested Thursday in Baltimore County on extortion and kidnapping charges after an alleged dispute involving a home improvement job.
Maryland Man Convicted Of Torture, Extortion Gets 45 YearsA jury found Fountain guilty in January.
Pasadena Man Charged With Impersonating A Police Officer, ExtortionA Pasadena man has been charged with impersonating a police officer while he tried to extort money from a woman engaging in prostitution at a Linthicum area hotel this weekend.
Member Of Maryland MS-13 Extortion Operation Convicted After Federal TrialA member of the Maryland MS-13 extortion operation in D.C. suburbs was convicted after a federal trial on Thursday.
University of Maryland Student Extorted Over Nude PhotosPolice at the University of Maryland in College Park are warning studentsthat one of their classmates was extorted out of an undisclosed amount of money after someone threatened to post nude pictures of him on Facebook.
Man Gets 15 Years For Extorting Explicit Photos From GirlsA Rockville man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for enticing underage girls to send him sexually explicit photos of themselves and threatening to post them online when they wanted to stop.
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.
Ex-Md. Veterans Affairs Official Guilty Of FraudA former Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs official has pleaded guilty to fraud for a scheme in which he submitted false documents and collected roughly $1.4 million in veterans' benefits.
Johns Hopkins Data Spilled In 'Extortion' AttemptJohns Hopkins University is hit by a hacker. The university and the FBI are investigating a data breach involving hundreds of staff and students.
Veteran Baltimore Officer Pleads Guilty To ExtortionA Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to extortion after prosecutors alleged she provided protection for a purported drug trafficker.
Prince George's County Building Inspector Charged With ExtortionPrince George's County Police have arrested a county building inspector they say tried to get a restaurant owner to pay his band to play at the business.
14th Baltimore Cop Sentenced In Extortion SchemeA fourteenth Baltimore police officer has been sentenced for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.
Source: Redskins QB Griffin Target Of ExtortionA former Baylor basketball player is facing a federal extortion charge for allegedly threatening to release "derogatory information" about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III unless he was paid.