Facebook blackmailer William Wooles spared jail – BBC News

Posted April 5th, 2013 in blackmail, computer crime, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

“A student who blackmailed a woman by hacking into her email, stealing naked pictures of her and posting them on Facebook has been spared jail.”

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BBC News, 4th April 2013

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Tamara Ecclestone’s ex-boyfriend Derek Rose jailed over blackmail plot – The Guardian

Posted February 27th, 2013 in blackmail, news, sentencing by sally

“A former boyfriend of the socialite Tamara Ecclestone has been jailed for four years for plotting to blackmail her for £200,000. Derek Rose, 33, who dated the daughter of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone in 2002 when she was 17, was implicated in a plot which saw an email sent to Ecclestone’s manager after the model starred in Billion Dollar Girl, a reality TV programme exploring her life as a rich young person.”

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The Guardian, 26th February 2013

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Former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone found guilty of £200,000 blackmail – The Independent

Posted February 25th, 2013 in blackmail, news by sally

“A former boyfriend of socialite and model Tamara Ecclestone was found guilty today of blackmailing her for £200,000.”

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The Independent, 25th February 2013

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Copycat criminal who tried to blackmail Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 10th, 2012 in blackmail, news, sentencing by tracey

“A copycat criminal who tried to blackmail Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone for £200,000 in a ‘hopeless and hapless’ plot was jailed for five years today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th September 2012

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Bernie Ecclestone blackmailed by dental technician who claimed he had kidnapped daughter Tamara – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 18th, 2012 in blackmail, guilty pleas, kidnapping, news, telecommunications by tracey

“A dental technician who threatened to kidnap Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone’s daughter Tamara in a £200,000 blackmail plot faces a substantial jail term.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th July 2012

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Man loses privacy case over telling his wife about twins – BBC News

Posted March 29th, 2012 in blackmail, disclosure, families, harassment, injunctions, news, privacy by sally

“A businessman has failed in his High Court bid to prevent his wife being told of the birth of his twins from a secret relationship.”

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BBC News, 28th March 2012

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Ryan Giggs finally gives up anonymity over Imogen Thomas ‘affair’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 21st, 2012 in anonymity, blackmail, injunctions, news by tracey

“Manchester United and Wales star Ryan Giggs finally gave up all rights to anonymity in the High Court today over his alleged affair with glamour model Imogen Thomas.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st February 2012

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‘Bully’ Bridgwater-based clampers jailed by judge – BBC News

Posted December 21st, 2011 in benefits, blackmail, conspiracy, fraud, news, sentencing, wheel clamping by tracey

“Three men from Bridgwater, Somerset, who ‘bullied’ motorists out of thousands of pounds in an illegal clamping business have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 19th December 2011

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Imogen Thomas speaks of ‘nightmare’ as she is cleared of blackmail accusations – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 16th, 2011 in blackmail, injunctions, media, news, privacy by tracey

“The Big Brother contestant won an eight-month legal battle when the High Court in London heard Manchester United player Giggs, 38, now accepts she never wanted to reveal private details.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th December 2011

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Judge rules on case that exposed Liam Fox and Adam Werritty friendship – The Guardian

Posted November 8th, 2011 in blackmail, damages, ministers' powers and duties, news by sally

“The legal battle that exposed Adam Werritty’s role at the heart of government has been settled by a high court judge.”

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The Guardian, 7th November 2011

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Paul Wilson: Ex-Little Stars Nursery worker jailed – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2011 in blackmail, child abuse, internet, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming by tracey

“A former nursery worker has been sentenced to a minimum of 15 years in prison for raping a toddler and inciting the sexual abuse of 22 girls.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2011

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Blackmailer demanded £500 ransom to return woman’s dog – The Guardian

Posted June 10th, 2011 in animals, blackmail, news, sentencing by tracey

“A man who kidnapped a bank director’s dog and demanded a ransom of £500, in revenge for her failure to help secure him a loan, has been jailed for two years.”

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The Guardian, 10th June 2011

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Imogen Thomas ‘blackmailed’ superinjunction footballer, judge says – The Guardian

Posted May 17th, 2011 in blackmail, freedom of expression, injunctions, media, news, privacy by sally

“The model Imogen Thomas’s legal fight to name the married footballer with whom she had an affair took a dramatic twist when she found herself accused of allegedly blackmailing the man with demands for first £50,000 and then £100,000.”

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The Guardian, 16th May 2011

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Already-published information ensures anonymity for privacy case subject, rules court – OUT-LAW.com

Posted January 24th, 2011 in anonymity, blackmail, news, privacy by sally

“The identity of a person at the centre of an alleged photograph and video blackmail attempt can stay anonymous, the High Court has ruled. Anonymity is required because some information about the case is already in the public domain, it said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 24th January 2011

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Animal rights activists jailed for terrorising suppliers to Huntingdon Life Sciences – The Guardian

Posted October 26th, 2010 in blackmail, conspiracy, news by sally

“Five animal rights activists who waged a relentless campaign of “violence and terror” against companies and individuals linked to Huntingdon Life Sciences were jailed today.”

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The Guardian, 25th October 2010

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Arsonist’s £445,000 payback to Worcestershire victims – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2010 in arson, blackmail, compensation, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“A criminal who terrorised the elderly residents of a mobile home park must pay his victims £445,000.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2010

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Teenager’s torturers jailed for 40 years – The Independent

Posted March 11th, 2010 in blackmail, conspiracy, gangs, kidnapping, news, sentencing, torture by sally

“A gang who kidnapped and tortured a 16-year-old boy have been jailed for 40 years, it was confirmed today.”

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The Independent, 11th March 2010

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High Court orders disclosure of Wikipedia user’s IP address in blackmail case – OUT-LAW.com

Posted December 3rd, 2009 in blackmail, disclosure, internet, news by sally

“The High Court has ordered the publishers of the Wikipedia user-generated encyclopaedia to reveal information which could identify a contributor in a blackmail case involving an unnamed famous businesswoman.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 3rd December 2009

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Man jailed over fake bomb in bank – BBC News

Posted September 11th, 2009 in blackmail, bomb hoaxing, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for five years for leaving a fake bomb in a bank in Gloucester with a note to the manager saying: ‘Many lives are in your hands’.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2009

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Abuse victim jailed for blackmail – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2009 in blackmail, news, sentencing by sally

“A sex abuse victim has been jailed for six years for blackmailing the man who abused him.”

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BBC News, 28th August 2009

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