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Convicted: The US sex cult leader who attracted the rich and...

A US jury convicts a 'self-help' guru of racketeering, sex trafficking and other crimes for his leadership of a cult-like organization of sex slaves he branded like cattle.

Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris

Neymar says he is a victim of extortion by a lawyer claiming to represent the woman he is alleged to have assaulted.

10 held for threats against council officer in landfill action

Red paint was splashed on her house and two vehicles damaged, two weeks after firecrackers were set off in a red paint barrel filled with nails, iron fillings and paper.

Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort US$20 million from...

Michael Avenatti was also hit with separate embezzlement and fraud charges in the US District Court in Los Angeles.

Bezos has options if he wants to `gawker’ the National Enquirer

Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com Inc. and owner of the Washington Post, has other options to 'gawker' the National Enquirer.

Former Marseille player Diawara set for trial in car dispute

Souleymane Diawara will be tried for “complicity in extortion and attempted extortion”.

Thai court sentences disgraced “jet-set monk” to 114 years

The 39-year-old fled to the US but was sent back after he was accused of raping a minor and deceiving donors who gave him money to build the world's largest emerald Buddha image.

MyWatch head Sanjeevan cleared of extortion-related charge

Court rules that the prosecution failed to prove he made threats to an ex-Sabah police chief’s son in 2014.

2 held for extorting RM300 from foreign tailor

They are believed to be involved in at least five such cases in Seremban and Port Dickson.

36 alleged Gang 04 members charged in Ipoh

They were brought to court following their arrests in the nationwide ‘Ops Cantas Silver’ police operation.

Malaysian and friend charged with extortion over sex video in Singapore

Court documents show the two youths had threatened a teenager to hand over RM5,936 or they would circulate a sex video of him on social media.

Immigration officer nabbed for extorting trader

Bangladeshi trader calls the police after officer assaulted him at his shop.

MACC officer charged with extorting police inspector

A Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer denies instilling fear in the police officer and extorting RM3,000.

Extortion: Man threatens to circulate housewife’s semi-nude pictures

Cops detain a suspect who allegedly demanded RM5,000 from the woman.

Suicide boy’s parents question expulsion by school

Parents criticise school for not informing them of 15-year-old's alleged actions, and then expelling him without any probe nor consultation with them.

Man with sex on his mind stripped, beaten by extortionists

22-year-old goes to apartment of woman he met on WeChat for sex only to be ambushed by five to six men who extort RM40,000 from him.

6 policemen held over alleged extortion

Sarawak CID chief says 'group of rogue policemen' detained includes an inspector.

When nudity pays… for ‘sextortion’ scammers online

Security expert warns people against adding strangers on Facebook, then getting 'too friendly' or sharing nude photos.

Form body for migrants to report on corrupt cops, urges NGO

Tenaganita claims corrupt policemen target the same victims to extort money while threatening to deport them.

Sanjeevan: Act against offenders, not whistleblowers

Freed of an extortion charge, MyWatch chairman says he will continue exposing illegal activities to curb social problems.

Former convict back to jail for extorting money from mum

Junaidi Mad Nor, 34, is also said to have beaten his mother with a stick when she refused to give him the money.

Ex-cop fined RM3,000 for extorting girlfriend

Zamzuri Ainul Musli was charged with extorting Lum Nyoi in order to pay his debts.

Suspect in abducted pastor’s case to be charged for extortion

Police say that the 30-year-old male suspect had taken advantage of the situation to extort the pastor's family.

Extortion racket: Former cop among 6 held

The members, posing as police officers from Bukit Aman, were believed to have targeted victims who were rich and had prior criminal records.