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#Blackmail

# blackmail - Monday 5 September, 2022

Knee operation plunges Pogba into World Cup race against time
# Treatment Table
From The42
# Treatment Table

Knee operation plunges Pogba into World Cup race against time

Updated Sep 5th 2022, 7:59 PM 8,192 Views 5 Comments

The former Manchester United player joined Juventus in the close season.

# blackmail - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘nuclear blackmail’ after shelling at power plant
# Blackmail
# Blackmail

Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘nuclear blackmail’ after shelling at power plant

Aug 16th 2022, 6:45 AM 11,808 Views 5 Comments

He renewed his call for fresh sanctions against Moscow.

# blackmail - Friday 21 January, 2022

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 2:17 PM 42,111 Views 33 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

# blackmail - Thursday 22 July, 2021

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:33 PM 27,410 Views 0 Comments

Charlene Masterson was sexually assaulted by her father for over seven-and-a-half years. He was jailed today.

# blackmail - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Gardaí warn of fake online dating profiles being used to blackmail people
# Fake Profiles
# Fake Profiles

Gardaí warn of fake online dating profiles being used to blackmail people

Mar 18th 2021, 2:23 PM 22,505 Views 10 Comments

Garda Sergeant John Kelly warned the public of fake profiles being used to gather compromising photographs.

# blackmail - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Benzema to stand trial over attempted sex tape blackmail of France team-mate Valbuena
# Up In Court
From The42
# Up In Court

Benzema to stand trial over attempted sex tape blackmail of France team-mate Valbuena

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 9:30 PM 48,924 Views 0 Comments

The Real Madrid striker is accused of involvement in a plot to extort money by threatening to make the video public in 2015.

# blackmail - Friday 20 November, 2020

French woman gets suspended sentence for blackmail of Man United's Martial
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

French woman gets suspended sentence for blackmail of Man United's Martial

Nov 20th 2020, 9:04 PM 12,564 Views 2 Comments

A judicial source said judges had imposed a harsher penalty than the six-month suspended sentence that prosecutors had asked for.

# blackmail - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’
# England
# England

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’

Aug 11th 2020, 6:06 PM 58,996 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Wright, 45, denies planting the shards of metal in the baby food found in the Rochdale branch of Tesco.

# blackmail - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Men blackmailed after using escort website in Northern Ireland
# Antrim
# Antrim

Men blackmailed after using escort website in Northern Ireland

Jul 14th 2020, 5:59 PM 34,260 Views 6 Comments

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of five counts of blackmail.

# blackmail - Friday 29 September, 2017

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food
# Alert
# Alert

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food

Sep 29th 2017, 6:23 PM 22,546 Views 9 Comments

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
# Blackmail
# Blackmail

Investigation after GAA player targeted in online sex scam

May 27th 2016, 10:19 AM 36,150 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:25 PM 3,346 Views 1 Comment

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jan 24th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,287 Views 12 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Men blackmailed after being filmed performing sex acts

Jan 20th 2016, 2:38 PM 34,170 Views 41 Comments

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
# The Test
# The Test

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

Nov 30th 2015, 8:09 PM 12,061 Views 14 Comments

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

# blackmail - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 4th 2015, 9:34 AM 8,357 Views 0 Comments

Fellow player Mathieu Valbuena is said to feature.

# blackmail - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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

Former Liverpool striker Cisse reportedly arrested over sex tape blackmail

Oct 13th 2015, 9:51 AM 12,423 Views 10 Comments

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
# Maddening
# Maddening

Ashley Madison blackmailers are making big money

Sep 5th 2015, 2:02 PM 16,080 Views 6 Comments

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
# Cheaters
# Cheaters

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

Aug 22nd 2015, 12:34 PM 29,715 Views 57 Comments

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

# blackmail - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Firefighter found guilty of raping 9-year-old girl after rescuing her from house fire
# Assault
# Assault

Firefighter found guilty of raping 9-year-old girl after rescuing her from house fire

Aug 11th 2015, 5:15 PM 42,512 Views 17 Comments

He will be sentenced next month.

# blackmail - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life
# Extortion
# Extortion

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Jun 16th 2015, 9:17 AM 42,576 Views 38 Comments

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
# Cash
# Cash

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:49 AM 12,630 Views 18 Comments

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
# Blackmail
# Blackmail

Nokia was blackmailed into paying millions to criminals back in 2008

Jun 18th 2014, 12:26 PM 7,479 Views 4 Comments

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
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children

Jun 3rd 2013, 4:51 PM 11,639 Views 14 Comments

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
# Blackmail
# Blackmail

Four men sent to prison for blackmailing couple in NI

May 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 6,754 Views 7 Comments

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

# blackmail - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

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

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

May 9th 2012, 3:52 PM 2,857 Views 3 Comments

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

# blackmail - Thursday 10 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 10th 2011, 1:35 PM 156 Views 0 Comments

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
# Berlusconi
# Berlusconi

Eight charged with procuring prostitutes for Berlusconi

Sep 16th 2011, 9:04 AM 455 Views 10 Comments

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

# blackmail - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

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

Three arrested over Rooney 'blackmail' plot

Feb 22nd 2011, 1:28 PM 690 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Unnamed pop star blackmailed with 'highly sensitive' photographs

Oct 27th 2010, 3:15 PM 281 Views 0 Comments

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