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Judge Drops Case Against Man Accused Of Threats

A judge has agreed to dismiss a case against a Minnesota man accused of trying to extort $50 million from government agencies in the North Dakota city of Fargo and threatening to hold tribunals for politicians.

12/18/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Say ‘Trick Or Treat’?

“Trick or treating” has become one of America’s favorite past times, with billions of dollars going into just one night. Long ago, there was more to trick or treating than just free candy. In fact, it was quite literally a matter of life or death.

10/15/2012

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Charges: Prostitute Extorted John For $11,600

A Hopkins woman is accused of trying to extort money from a man she allegedly prostituted herself to after the two met on Live Links.

05/30/2012

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Cops: Carl Pavano Was Target Of Extortion

Police say Minnesota Twins Pitcher Carl Pavano is the target of an extortion plot.

03/29/2012

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Police: Elderly Chaska Man Extorted For $8,400

Police in Chaska are investigating after an elderly man was apparently swindled out of $8,400 Monday.

08/23/2011

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Rosemount Man Sentenced In Extortion Scheme

A Rosemount man has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for an extortion scheme that ended with the victim’s suicide.

08/17/2011

Women Pleads Guilty In Extortion Case

A 26 year old Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to felony coercion and will testify against a pimp.

10/09/2010

John Williams show

Misspeaks from those who should know plus your pet peeves of misprounounced words Muslim built Community Center near Ground Zero makes some upset Mel Gibson tapes – Are these a set up for extortion? Man […]

07/20/2010

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