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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Loan shark convicted of blackmail – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2009 in blackmail, news by sally

“A loan shark who left customers fearing for their lives has been found guilty of blackmail.”

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BBC News, 15th July 2009

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Woman jailed for Muslim blackmail – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2009 in blackmail, news, sentencing by sally

“A blackmailer who threatened to expose her Muslim friend as a terrorist sympathiser has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 15th July 2009

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Animal rights campaigners jailed – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2009 in blackmail, news, vivisection by sally

“Seven animal rights activists who blackmailed companies linked to an animal testing laboratory have been jailed for between four and 11 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2009

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Pc jailed over blackmail attempts – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2008 in blackmail, news, police by sally

“A former Metropolitan Police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for blackmailing 11 sex offenders and suspected criminals.”

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BBC News, 18th December 2008

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Judge bans ‘evil’ letter writer – BBC News

Posted October 23rd, 2008 in ASBOs, blackmail, news by sally

“A 52-year-old man who sent poison pen letters to 17 villagers has been given an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo).”

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BBC News, 22nd October 2008

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Sacked estate agent jailed for torture of former boss – The Times

Posted June 24th, 2008 in blackmail, false imprisonment, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

“An estate agent who kidnapped her former employer and had him tortured for seven hours in revenge for being sacked was jailed for ten years yesterday.”

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The Times, 24th June 2008

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Judges in sex video case go unpunished – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in blackmail, disciplinary procedures, judges, news by sally

“Two immigration judges whose Brazilian cleaner was tried for stealing sex videos have escaped disciplinary action.”

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The Guardian, 23rd May 2008

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Two men guilty of blackmailing royal – The Guardian

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in blackmail, news, royal family by sally

“Two men were today jailed for five years each after being found guilty of attempting to blackmail a member of the royal family over gay sex allegations.”

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The Guardian, 2nd May 2008

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Blackmailing designer avoids jail – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in blackmail, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who tried to extort money from three US car designers and accused them of illegally developing his creations has been given a suspended jail term.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Royal ‘blackmail victim’ will not appear in court – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 14th, 2008 in blackmail, news, royal family by sally

“The member of the Royal Family at the centre of an alleged £50,000 blackmail plot will not have to enter the witness box.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2008

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Prosecutors seek secret royal blackmail trial – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 14th, 2008 in blackmail, news, private hearings, royal family by sally

“Two men accused of targeting a member of the Royal Family in an alleged gay sex and drugs blackmail plot may be tried behind closed doors.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th March 2008

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