Posts tagged "extortion"

Mitt Romney’s Ex-Intern Adam Savader Arrested For Stalking, Extorting 15 Women With Threats Of Nude Pics

He's got all the makings of a future star of the Republican Party: criminality, sleaziness, and treating women like shit! Adam Savader, 21, a former intern for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, has been arrested for sexual extortion. Savader has been accused of stalking 15 women in total over the past year by emailing them saying that…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2013

The Louise Neathway Conundrum: Being Single Will Make You Crazy, Says Times Writer

Single ladies, be warned: your singleness may sometimes be confused with craziness. That's the message New York Times writer Ginia Bellafante sent this past weekend, in a piece entitled, "A Tale of Desperation and Restraining Orders." In it, she chronicles the sordid tale of Louise Neathway, a woman accused of stalking and extorting…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 13, 2012

Quotable: John Stamos On His Extortionists Being Found Guilty

"These slanderous allegations to smear my reputation were part of their defense to redirect attention away from the federal crime of extortion. There was no hot tub, no drugs, no nudity, and nothing sexual in nature involved in my friendship with this woman. They lied about everything."—John Stamos in a written statement after Alliso…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 16, 2010

The Deets Of John Stamos’ Extortion Plot

Back in December, John Stamos became the latest star to be a victim of an extortion plot. Only, as his lawyers spun the case, it sounded like the alleged blackmailers, Allison Coss and Scott Sippola, didn't have much to leverage beyond a few pics of John with fans. But as Coss and Sippola'…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 13, 2010

Now Joran Van Der Sloot Is Wanted For Extortion

There are only two options in the cases of Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores, who were killed exactly five years apart to the day: either Joran Van Der Sloot killed them, or he is the unluckiest person on the planet and also the stupidest for continually fanning the flames. Remember in 2008, when he…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 4, 2010

Creepy Jerkface Tries To Extort Cindy Crawford

It sure seems like extortion is the new black. Today's target: Cindy Crawford and her family. No, no—don't jump to any Letterman-like conclusions—Cindy didn't do anything wrong at all. Over the summer, her nanny played a game of "cops and robbers" with her then 7-year-old daughter, Kaia, and took a photo of Kaia…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 13, 2009