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‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Bachelor Arrested For Extortion

Adam Winters who appeared in an episode of Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, has been arrested for purportedly extorting $5 million from a nuclear facility. In a February episode of Millionaire Matchmaker, Winters was described as a millionaire CEO from Beverly Hills. …

Justin Bieber Caught Telling Yet Another N-Word Joke

Justin Bieber seems to be making headlines for the wrong reasons…again. Another video of Bieber has surfaced, and this time, he is shown singing a parody of his own song entitled “One Less Lonely Girl.” In the video, Bieber sang …

Holly Ann Grigsby Pleads Guilty for Killing Spree Involvement Holly Ann Grigsby Pleads Guilty for Killing Spree Involvement

Holly Ann Grigsby pleaded guilty on Tuesday to taking part in a campaign that involved the kidnapping, robbing and murdering of four victims in three states–one of which was Oregon. She did tell the judge, however, that although she was …

More Unproven Yelp ‘Extortion’ Accusations Publicized More Unproven Yelp ‘Extortion’ Accusations Publicized
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The story has been going on for quite some time. Businesses accuse Yelp of “extortion” or holding their positive reviews hostage unless they spend advertising money, and Yelp denies it vehemently, citing a lack of evidence and research appearing to …

Woman Receives $3,500 Fine for Negative Review Woman Receives $3,500 Fine for Negative Review
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The next time you place an order online, make sure you read the fine print. According to KUTV.com, a woman from Utah left a negative review for a business online and was later told she would have to pay a …

Miss Teen USA: ‘SEXtortionist’ Pleads Guilty Miss Teen USA: ‘SEXtortionist’ Pleads Guilty

NBC News reports that a computer science student pleaded guilty today to three counts of extortion and one count of unauthorized access into Miss Teen USA and other young women’s computers. Charges were brought against the hacker because he allegedly threatened to  post …

Whitney Houston FBI Report Details Extortion Scheme Whitney Houston FBI Report Details Extortion Scheme

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a 128-page report into the life of singer Whitney Houston. According to the Detroit Free Press, the report was part of an …

Natalee Holloway Suspect To Be Extradited To U.S. Natalee Holloway Suspect To Be Extradited To U.S.
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Joran Van Der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005, will soon be extradited to the U.S. to face charges of extortion. He is currently in Peru serving 28 years for the …

Teen Tries to Blackmail Russian Billionaire Teen Tries to Blackmail Russian Billionaire

A Russian SWAT team recently stormed the house where a 17-year-old student who was living with his mom, to grab his laptop, after linking the computer to repeated murder-for-hire related extortion attempts. The teen had allegedly attempted to blackmail Russian …