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The extortionists made telephone calls and sent WhatsApp messages to the four businessmen demanding payments of Rs 50 lakh from each of them.(HT PHOTO)

Maoist group in Dhanbad sends Rs 50 lakh extortion notice to 4 businessmen

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Subhash Mishra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:34 PM IST
This is the first time that the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a Maoist outfit, has served extortion notice to businessmen in Dhanbad.
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2 booked for theft of NRI’s passport and extortion of 1.5 lakh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 10:38 PM IST
The NRI met Joga (42) from Ludhiana and Gurmukh, a ragi, about two months back in Samrala. They claimed to be tantriks and said they would perform rituals for the benefit of his children
A man has been arrested in Ludhiana for cheating a woman duping a woman of ₹1.58 lakh.(HT Photo)
A man has been arrested in Ludhiana for cheating a woman duping a woman of ₹1.58 lakh.(HT Photo)

Labour leader held on June 22 for extortion booked again for cheating

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Auxiliary nurse midwife accuses him of cheating her of 1.58 lakh by promising her a job in the health department
A man has been held in Ludhiana for taking money from people in exchange of police help.
A man has been held in Ludhiana for taking money from people in exchange of police help.

Pay money, get police protection: Ludhiana man held for extortion, false claims

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
Akshwar Nath Mishra had allegedly taken 50,000 from a man to get his sister’s in-laws arrested for forcing her to abort her pregnancy
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Extortion from pesticide dealers: 3 years and counting, no challan in sight as home dept seeks more info

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Sachin Kumar, Bathinda
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) busted an extortion racket involving transport officials and agents who used to blackmail and threaten big transport company owners.(HT Photo)
Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) busted an extortion racket involving transport officials and agents who used to blackmail and threaten big transport company owners.(HT Photo)

Rajasthan’s anti-graft body busts extortion racket in transport department

Hindustan Times, Japiur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Eight officers and seven agents have been detained so far after the ACB carried out raids in multiple locations.
Dreaded gangster Raju Basodi was held at IGI Airport late Friday night(Sourced)
Dreaded gangster Raju Basodi was held at IGI Airport late Friday night(Sourced)

Top gangster who used Facebook for extortion and propaganda nabbed at Delhi airport

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Apart from extortions, Basodi’s gang was responsible for a number of sensational crimes in Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi, where more than two dozen cases including 13 cases of murder, 3 cases of attempt to murder and around a dozen cases of robbery and dacoity were registered against him.
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Honeytrap: Three held for extortion

Hindustan Times, Hisar | By HT Correspondent, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2020 11:18 PM IST
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Dismissed cop, aide land in net for extortion in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:21 PM IST
The accused ex-policeman has been identified as Gurvinder Singh of Haibowal Kalan and his accomplice was identified as Tejinder Singh of Rishi Nagar. 
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Chhota Lalla murder: Two days on, gangster’s accomplices booked for extortion

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 10:39 PM IST
Inspector Bittan Kumar who is brother of Lalla’s aide Sajan Atwal transferred to police line to ensure a fair probe, says police chief
Kevin Hart poses during the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.(REUTERS)
Kevin Hart poses during the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.(REUTERS)

Model sues Kevin Hart for $60 million over 2017 sex tape, actor accuses her of extortion

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:09 PM IST
A model has sued actor and comedian Kevin Hart over a 2017 sex tape, which she claims was made without her consent.
PSG striker Neymar(REUTERS)
PSG striker Neymar(REUTERS)

Neymar rape accuser charged with extortion

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:53 PM IST
Sao Paulo state police also said in a statement on Tuesday they were indicting Trindade’s former husband, Estivens Alves, on fraud charges.
The accused (faces covered) in police custody(HT Photo)
The accused (faces covered) in police custody(HT Photo)

Extortion: Former sarpanch, aide land in police net

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2019 12:55 AM IST
During questioning, the accused confessed of extorting money from three more persons by using similar threats
The accused are a part of a local gang and have been trying to extort money from the victim.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
The accused are a part of a local gang and have been trying to extort money from the victim.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

3 booked on charges of extortion in Gurugram’s Basai

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 03:38 AM IST
The victim said that the accused men had been threatening him for the past six months, asking him to either pay money or vacate the property he owns.
One booked for extortion in Gurugram. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
One booked for extortion in Gurugram. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

One booked for extortion in Gurugram

Gurgaon | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 04:20 AM IST
The complainant alleged that the suspect was extorting money from many hawkers and street vendors who set up their carts near Unitech Cyber Park in Sector 39, near Bakhtawar Chowk.
Gajendra Marne has been in jail for three-and-a-half years.(HT/PHOTO)
Gajendra Marne has been in jail for three-and-a-half years.(HT/PHOTO)

Prisoner alleges extortion by Pune’s Yerawada jail superintendent

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 04:18 PM IST
A local court has granted permission for issuance of showcause notice to UT Pawar
The businessman was on his way to work on January 30 two men approached his car on a motorcycle and broke his car window.(HT File / Representative Photo)
The businessman was on his way to work on January 30 two men approached his car on a motorcycle and broke his car window.(HT File / Representative Photo)

‘Inspired’ by crime serials, three men try to extort Rs 30 lakh from Delhi businessman; held

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Police said the men used to call the businessman from Palwal and Faridabad to keep their location a secret. They had procured SIM cards which they used to call the businessman.
Police said in addition to the extortion attempt, the accused had also been involved in a murder attempt in April.(HT Photo)
Police said in addition to the extortion attempt, the accused had also been involved in a murder attempt in April.(HT Photo)

4 arrested for extortion, planning murder in Noida

Hindustan Times, Noida | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 04:53 AM IST
Dadri Police on Saturday night arrested four men, allegedly wanted in an extortion case, following a brief encounte
The accused constable was dismissed from service.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The accused constable was dismissed from service.(AFP/Picture for representation)

Delhi constable arrested for blackmail, extortion

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2018 02:34 AM IST
A businessman alleged that the constable threatened to implicate him in a rape case when he went to meet a woman he had befriended on Facebook.
Uma Shankar Singh is an MLA from Rasra in UP’s Ballia district.(Picture for representation)
Uma Shankar Singh is an MLA from Rasra in UP’s Ballia district.(Picture for representation)

BSP MLA from Uttar Pradesh claims threat from Dawood, police launch probe

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 04:56 PM IST
BSP MLA Uma Shankar Singh claimed he received a mail with fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s photo demanding Rs 1 crore from him.
The anti-extortion cell arrested five members of the Guru Satam gang on Friday.(HT Photo)
The anti-extortion cell arrested five members of the Guru Satam gang on Friday.(HT Photo)

5 aides of Mumbai gangster Guru Satam arrested for extortion

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Police officials said Guru Satam’s gang has become active after a decade of lull, and that he has been threatening developers in Dadar and Parel.
Absconding IPS officer Bharati Ghosh had once described West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (pictured) in a public meeting as the ‘mother of Jangalmahal’.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Absconding IPS officer Bharati Ghosh had once described West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (pictured) in a public meeting as the ‘mother of Jangalmahal’.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Once Mamata Banerjee’s close aide, IPS officer Bharati Ghosh now accused of extortion, forgery

Hindustan Times, Midnapore | By Koushik Dutta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2018 02:07 PM IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday submitted the chargesheet against former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh, accusing her of extortion, forgery and criminal conspiracy, and labelling her an absconder.
A case has been registered under section 384 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code.(HT File Photo)
A case has been registered under section 384 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code.(HT File Photo)

Bajrang Dal activist held in Mumbai for threatening meat seller, trying to extort 1 lakh

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 11:19 AM IST
Sandeep Vaidya, the accused, was caught red-handed while accepting the first instalment.
Evidence suggests that sextortion is predominately committed by overseas criminal gangs, targeting young males aged 17-25 with an increasing number of British Armed Forces personnel falling prey to the crime.(Representative image)
Evidence suggests that sextortion is predominately committed by overseas criminal gangs, targeting young males aged 17-25 with an increasing number of British Armed Forces personnel falling prey to the crime.(Representative image)

Three-fold rise in British men falling victim to online ‘sextortion’

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 09:26 PM IST
Victims are often contacted through dating websites and believe they are in a genuine relationship. They are then persuaded to perform sex acts online which the crime groups record and threaten to share with the victim’s friends and family unless they are paid.

Pune’s civic body official demands monthly bribe,booked for extortion

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Deputy engineer allegedly demanded Rs10,000 per month from a restaurant owner to avoid action
The two arrested were identified as Nilesh Ramchandra Shinde, 27, a resident of Walwa area of Sangli and Shailkesh Shankar Shinde, 26, a resident of Shirgaon area of Sangli.(HT PHOTO)
The two arrested were identified as Nilesh Ramchandra Shinde, 27, a resident of Walwa area of Sangli and Shailkesh Shankar Shinde, 26, a resident of Shirgaon area of Sangli.(HT PHOTO)

Two wanted in Pune for extortion, kidnapping case arrested in Sangli

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Chetan Mahajan, a Sangli police constable, received information that the two had been hiding in a village near Tasgaon for the past year.  
27-year-old Priya Seth (in grey T-shirt), Dikshant Kamra (in grey pyjamas) and Lakshya Walia at Jhotwara police station in Jaipur.(HT Photo)
27-year-old Priya Seth (in grey T-shirt), Dikshant Kamra (in grey pyjamas) and Lakshya Walia at Jhotwara police station in Jaipur.(HT Photo)

Murder, ATM loot, extortion: 27-year-old Jaipur woman accused of killing man she lured on Tinder

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Nitika Kakkar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Priya Seth, a college dropout and daughter of a college professor, allegedly got into flesh trade six years ago to make easy money and grew fond of an extravagant life.
Among the arrested, Mujawar was found to be the nephew and close aide of Asha Gawli, Arun Gawli's wife. Yadav works at Asha Gawli's farmhouse in Vadgaon Peer area of Pune and is a close friend of Mobin. Pathare is the youth representative of the Akhil Bharatiya Sena, a political party established by Gawli, according to police inspector Dayanand Gawade of LCB. The police are on a lookout for two other people, including a woman, in the case.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Among the arrested, Mujawar was found to be the nephew and close aide of Asha Gawli, Arun Gawli's wife. Yadav works at Asha Gawli's farmhouse in Vadgaon Peer area of Pune and is a close friend of Mobin. Pathare is the youth representative of the Akhil Bharatiya Sena, a political party established by Gawli, according to police inspector Dayanand Gawade of LCB. The police are on a lookout for two other people, including a woman, in the case.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Arun Gawli gang members arrested by Pune rural police for extortion in Manchar

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 05:09 PM IST
According to LCB officials, the three were identified as close aides of Gawli, who was arrested in 2008 and convicted in 2010 by a special Maharashtra control of organised crime act (MCOCA) court for the murder of Kamlakar Jamsandekar, a Shiv Sena member and corporator from Mumbai.  
Police said the accused and his family are absconding.(HT/Photo for representation)
Police said the accused and his family are absconding.(HT/Photo for representation)

Man beats wife, sends video of act to in-laws to extort Rs 1.5 lakh from them

Hindustan Times, Bareilly | By HT Correspondent, Bareilly
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 01:15 PM IST
In the video, the woman was seen standing with her hands tied to the roof with a piece of cloth. The couple’s one-year-old child is seen sitting before her on a cot.
The former MLA is presently in jail in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gajendra Bhati. He was gunned down by two bikers in Khoda on September 2, 2017.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
The former MLA is presently in jail in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gajendra Bhati. He was gunned down by two bikers in Khoda on September 2, 2017.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Former MLA booked for extortion, police say its ‘business dispute’

Hindustan Times | By Peeyush Khandelwal, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 09:43 PM IST
The FIR was lodged at the Sahibabad police station on the complaint from a man, Virpal SIngh, who alleged that Sharma allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakh from him and also threatened him.
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