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Everything you need to know about the ‘Top Chef’ extortion trial

An extortion trial that pits “Top Chef” against a group of Teamsters continues this week in Boston, with host Padma Lakshmi among those testifying. Four members of the Local 25 union are on trial for allegedly using aggressive tactics against ...

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Second Circuit — Racketeering — Extortion: United States v. Coppola

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Racketeering — Extortion Wire Fraud — Intangible Property United States v. Coppola 10-0065-cr Judges Raggi, Lynch and Wallace Background: The defendant was found guilty of conspiring to conduct the affairs of the ...

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Cyber-extortionist charged

NEW YORK CITY — A California man has been charged with attempting to extort $200,000 from a New York-based life insurance company by threatening to muddy the company’s name with cyber spam.

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