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#Blackmail

# blackmail - Friday 29 September, 2017

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food

To press the demand, the blackmailer poisoned five baby food products.

# blackmail - Friday 27 May, 2016

Investigation after GAA player targeted in online sex scam

It’s reported that the senior Ulster player was hoaxed into performing a sex act online and the recording was then used to blackmail him.

# blackmail - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From The42 'Broomstick robber' charged with blackmail after Bayern Munich received bomb threats Bizarre

'Broomstick robber' charged with blackmail after Bayern Munich received bomb threats

The Bundesliga club was allegedly told to meet multi-million euro demands in diamonds and cash to avoid an attack.

# blackmail - Sunday 24 January, 2016

When stigma and 'loss of honour' destroy hope for child sex abuse victims

At least 20 girls and boys were filmed being abused in one Pakistani village, but victims’ families say police turned a blind eye.

# blackmail - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Men blackmailed after being filmed performing sex acts

The victims were told the recordings would be posted online if they did not transfer money.

# blackmail - Monday 30 November, 2015

Serbia's prime minister has taken a lie detector test to disprove tabloid allegations

Aleksandar Vucic took the test voluntarily after being accused of involvement in a blackmailing scam.

# blackmail - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From The42 Karim Benzema arrested in French 'sex-tape blackmail' probe Blackmail

Karim Benzema arrested in French 'sex-tape blackmail' probe

Fellow player Mathieu Valbuena is said to feature.

# blackmail - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

From The42 Former Liverpool striker Cisse reportedly arrested over sex tape blackmail Bizarre

Former Liverpool striker Cisse reportedly arrested over sex tape blackmail

The ex-French international was one of four men brought into custody in his homeland this morning.

# blackmail - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Ashley Madison blackmailers are making big money

The affairs website was hacked last month.

# blackmail - Saturday 22 August, 2015

'Consider how expensive a divorce lawyer is': The blackmail of Ashley Madison users has begun

Emails have been sent to users threatening to reveal their details to their families unless they sent some bitcoins.

# blackmail - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

# blackmail - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.

# blackmail - Friday 23 January, 2015

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# blackmail - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Nokia was blackmailed into paying millions to criminals back in 2008

The criminals acquired the encryption key for a core part of Nokia’s Symbian software, and threatened to make it public if their demands weren’t met.

# blackmail - Monday 3 June, 2013

Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children

Online predators using the internet to gain access to young victims are increasingly using blackmail, extortion and aggression in their approaches.

# blackmail - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Four men sent to prison for blackmailing couple in NI

A senior PSNI officer said blackmail can be a “difficult crime to combat”.

# blackmail - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Blackmail and night-vision pics: George Michael shares his NotW experiences George Michael

Blackmail and night-vision pics: George Michael shares his NotW experiences

The singer criticised the authorities for failing to “genuinely prosecute” journalists who break the law.

# blackmail - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 Ecclestone paid Gribkowsky £27million to 'stop him doing silly things' Revelation

Ecclestone paid Gribkowsky £27million to 'stop him doing silly things'

The Formula 1 supremo has admitted to paying the ex-chief risk officer of BayernLB, but claimed he was blackmailed into doing so.

# blackmail - Friday 16 September, 2011

Eight charged with procuring prostitutes for Berlusconi

The Italian leader’s lawyers have said alleged orgies at his home were “nothing but friendly gatherings”.

# blackmail - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Three arrested over Rooney 'blackmail' plot Blackmail

Three arrested over Rooney 'blackmail' plot

A “five-figure” sum was demanded of Coleen Rooney after she lost her camera phone – which contained photographs of her 15-month old son.

# blackmail - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Unnamed pop star blackmailed with 'highly sensitive' photographs Madam X

Unnamed pop star blackmailed with 'highly sensitive' photographs

Mystery female pop star blackmailed after laptop containing “highly sensitive” pictures were stolen from her London home.