Blackmail

  • Two men rape 16-yr-old, film the act to blackmail her August 16, 2014

    A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped here by two men who also made a video of the act and used it to blackmail the victim for assaulting her repeatedly, police said on Friday. An FIR was lodged in this regard with Bhankhrota police station following a court's directive on a complaint of...
  • 3 men gangrape 17-year-old Dalit girl repeatedly for 7 months; 1 arrested August 2, 2014

    A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped in Jaunpur repeatedly since last December by three persons, following which one of them has been arrested, police said. The incident came to light on Friday when the girl, a class 12th student, narrated her ordeal to her mother who filed a complaint with...
  • Man rapes woman, films the act and blackmails her July 31, 2014

    A married woman was allegedly raped by a man, who also recorded the act on his mobile phone and had been blackmailing her since in Gandhi Nagar area of the district. "The accused, Dilip Jaiman, called the woman at a place two months ago on the pretext of giving her a...
  • B Tech student arrested for raping, blackmailing 23-year-old Facebook friend July 28, 2014

    An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23-year-old woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her, police said. Rishabh Katodia (25), a civil engineering student who belongs to Bhavnagar in Gujarat, was arrested on Sunday after a written complaint was filed by the...
  • Minor girl raped, blackmailed for over 2 years by friend July 22, 2014

    A 17-year old girl was allegedly raped by a man for over two years and a video of the act was also made to blackmail her. The accused Sohan Lal Bishnoi of Kankani village befriended the victim, a student of Industrial Training Institute, and took her to Jodhpur, where he raped...
  • 3 men rape a minor girl, blackmail her with obscene video; booked July 2, 2014

    Three youths have been booked for making an obscene video clip of a minor Dalit girl and blackmailing her, police said. One of them has been booked on rape charge also. Lasudia Police Station in-charge Narendra Gaharwar said Suraj (20), Deepesh (21) and Ritesh (22) were booked on a complaint filed...
  • Nokia paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago: Report June 18, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish telecoms equipment company Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for part of an operating system used in its smartphones some six years ago, Finnish TV station MTV said on Tuesday. The police confirmed to Reuters that they were investigating a case...
  • Constable allegedly rapes, makes MMS of girl on pretext of getting her a job June 11, 2014

    A hapur based girl has accused a constable of UP police living in her neighbour of rape and making an MMS clip of the act, police said. The girl narrated her ordeal to Meerut IG following which, he gave orders for an immediate investigation into the matter. While talking to reporters, the...
  • Indian-origin billionaire's family blackmailed over daughter's nude pictures April 26, 2014

    New York: Indian-American billionaire Vinod Khosla's family was allegedly a victim of an extortion plot in which the former boyfriend of Khosla's daughter threatened to distribute her purported nude photos if he was not paid money. According to a report on the Smoking Gun website, Stanford University graduate Douglas Tarlow,...
  • 3 boys booked for blackmailing friend, threatening to post his nude photos on Facebook January 13, 2014

    Three youths allegedly tried to blackmail their friend for money by threatening him to upload his nude photographs on a social networking site. "The teenagers were demanding Rs 25,000 from their friend by threatening him that they will upload his nude photos on Facebook," police said. "An FIR was on Sunday registered...
  • 3 make obscene video of businessman, demand Rs 4 lakh; arrested January 10, 2014

    Three persons, including two media persons, have been arrested for allegedly making obscene video of a Delhi based businessman and demanding Rs 4 lakh from him. "Manoj who works at a news channel, Shalini, employed with a magazine and a housewife Suman were arrested," said Shivram Yadav, Deputy Superintendent of Police....
  • Woman who accused ex-Additional Secretary (Home) JP Joshi of rape sent to jail December 21, 2013

    A woman, who had accused senior bureaucrat JP Joshi of raping her after promising her a job, on Friday surrendered in a local court in connection with a blackmailing case lodged against her and three others by the suspended official, currently in jail. The Uttarakhand High Court, while hearing a petition...
  • Youth Congress leader who alleged rape by JP Joshi suspended December 10, 2013

    Youth Congress General Secretary Ritu Khandiyal was on Monday suspended from her post for her alleged involvement in blackmailing an Uttarakhand government official, who has been accused of rape, even as police is trying to contact her. A 29-year-old woman had lodged a complaint on November 25 in Delhi saying on...
  • Home guard arrested for sexually abusing, blackmailing B Tech student August 21, 2013

    Kanpur police has arrested a home guard for alleged sexual abuse and extorting money by blackmailing a 20-year-old college student. The home guard, Dharamveer Singh befriended the victim, a B.Tech student from Jaunpur at the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University in 2012. Singh abused the victim by making him unconscious and...
  • Woman commits suicide over blackmail by sister-in-law August 14, 2013

    A 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide after being threatened by her sister-in-law of implicating her in a case of dowry harassment, police said in Kanpur on Tuesday. Aarti hanged herself in her room on Monday, police said. A suicide note has been recovered in which she has blamed her sister-in-law Shweta...
  • Kerala minister quits, accuses wife of blackmail April 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's Forest Minister Ganesh Kumar was forced to step down following allegations of domestic violence. The minister, though, has claimed that he is being blackmailed by his wife. He has filed for divorce alleging physical abuse. It is high drama in Kerala as the spat between the husband and...
  • Mumbai: MBA blackmails man over nude video footage February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: An Ahmedabad-based MBA graduate has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort money from a Mumbai-based man by obtaining latter's nude video footage by posing as a girl during their Internet chats, police said. The accused Nikhil Lala had befriended the complainant through Internet and started chatting with him as...
  • Stallone blackmailed for millions by half sister January 25, 2013

    New York: Action star Sylvester Stallone reportedly paid millions of dollars to his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti who was blackmailing him for allegedly abusing her for years. At the height of his fame, the 'Rocky' star reached a confidential multimillion-dollar settlement with his half-sister over the abuse allegations, reported New York...
  • Girl kills herself after ex-friend blackmails her January 5, 2013

    Kanpur: A girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself after she was blackmailed by a former friend who threatened to post her objectionable pictures online if she did not cancel her wedding in February. Sukanya, 24, residing in Naubasta Vikas area, was to get married on February 6. The girl's mother...
  • Shatrughan Sinha discharged from hospital August 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who was admitted at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital last month, was finally discharged Sunday evening and left for home with his wife Poonam Sinha. The 66-year-old was admitted to the hospital in suburban Andheri July 2 after he complained of breathlessness following some paint work at his...
  • Kerala: Shobha John, 5 others get 7-year RI August 9, 2012

    Kochi: The Ernakulam Additional Sessions Court on Wednesday awarded seven years’ rigorous imprisonment to Shobha John and five other accused in the case of blackmailing thantri Kandararu Mohanaru. Sessions Judge E C Hari Govindan awarded the sentence to first accused Shobha John, third accused Anil Kumar and fourth accused Bechu...
  • Playlist: When Kishore became Dharmendra's voice August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Who is better, Mohammed Rafi or Kishore Kumar? This debate about the two legends is going on since many decades. One can find a Bollywood superstar without Mohammed Rafi singing for him but it's next to impossible to find a superstar who is not aided by Kishore Kumar...
  • Shatrugan Sinha shifted from ICU to private room July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Shatrugan Sinha, who underwent bypass surgery on Monday, is recovering and has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He was operated upon July 16 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. "Mr. Sinha is doing well. He is recovering. He has been moved from ICU...
  • Shatrugan Sinha is better, says doctor July 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who was hospitalised with some breathing problem, is improving now, but discharge date has not been finalised yet, said a doctor Tuesday. Sinha was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Monday afternoon following respiratory allergic reaction. "Mr Shatrughan Sinha is improving now. His condition is stable. But...
  • Mumbai: Man blackmails wife's friend for money, sex March 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Money and sex -- Umesh alias Karan Rathod thought he had found a beeline to both. The journey didn't last long. Kasturba Marg police arrested the 38-year-old yesterday for allegedly blackmailing his wife's friend for money and sexual favours. According to cops, Rathod was harassing a 36-year-old Kandivli resident...
  • Why do pilots pay for fitness licences: former pilot April 19, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai talks to Aviation Safety Consultant and Former Pilot Captain Mohan Ranganathan about the doctors asking for money to give fitness licences. ...
  • Doctor extorts money to declare pilots fit April 18, 2011

    CNN-IBN's Mike Sangma confronted Dr Akshay Bhalla to find out what he had to say about the accusations against him that he was overcharging pilots to issue medical certificates. ...
  • Sex blackmail goes unreported in Italian offices September 16, 2010

    Rome:About one in 17 women have faced sexual blackmail at work in Italy, but the coercion is largely unreported due to fear, embarrassment, or a lack of faith in authorities, a survey showed on Wednesday. Demands for sexual favours in return for gaining or retaining a job in Italy are...
  • Student alleges principal raped her for months July 23, 2010

    Hyderabad: The director of the posh Parkwood International School here is arrested after a 16-year-old student alleged rape and blackmail for months against him. Medical reports confirmed she had an abortion. The school in the suburbs of the city is rattled by the allegation by the Class XI student against the...
  • Anoushka Shankar blackmailer sent to police custody October 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The man responsible for allegedly blackmailing Pandit Ravi Shankar's daughter Anoushka Shankar has been sent to jail till the October 16. Junaid Jameel Ahmed Khan, a resident of Mumbai suburb Thane, was arrested by the Delhi police on September 20. He was held for hacking...