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Mar 04, 2019
Unauthorised surcharging, high MDR charges impeding online payment system, says studyThe study done by Ashish Das, a professor of statistics, highlighted that unauthorised surcharging has also burdened the payment system users with huge additional costs.
Feb 08, 2019
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of blackmail and extortionBezos was allegedly being blackmailed with the threat to publish “intimate photos” with his girlfriend.
Oct 04, 2018
Thane Police arrests 'RTI activist' for attempting to extort 20 lakh from local doctor and threatening to shut hospitalAfter Singh allegedly demanded Rs 20 lakh from him, the doctor approached the Thane police Anti-Extortion Cell, which laid a trap and arrested Singh Tuesday.
Oct 03, 2018
Indian national attempts to extort Rs 2.6 crore from Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore; faces jail and caningA 35-year-old Indian national, who tried to extort half-a-million Singapore dollars from Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, was charged in court.
Aug 28, 2018
SC dismisses Upendra Rai's plea against ED official Rajeshwar Singh, asks him to file new petition challenging 2G case proceedingsUpendra Rai was arrested by the CBI on 3 May for allegedly indulging in dubious financial transactions, getting an airport access pass made by the BCAS by furnishing false information, alleged extortion, and manipulation of an Income Tax Department case against a Mumbai-bound businessman.
Aug 24, 2018
Congress Dhanbad district president, his two bodyguards arrested in Jharkhand on extortion chargeSuperintendent of Police Piyush Pandey told reporters that the arrest followed complaints that Sinha with the help of his two bodyguards allegedly thrashed the five youths who had gone to his restaurant and damaged their car as well after holding them captive.
Apr 15, 2018
Jhansi: Encounter target releases audio clip, claims police warned him beforehand, asked him to strike deal with BJP leadersA Jhansi police officer has allegedly been recorded discussing a planned encounter with the target and advising him to make a deal with the BJP leaders.
Dec 28, 2017
Vinod Verma arrested for extortion: Accused journalist gets bail after CBI fails to file charges within timeA court gave bail to Vinod Verma, arrested on charges of extortion after allegedly circulating a sleaze CD purportedly featuring a Chhattisgarh minister.
Dec 06, 2017
Extortion case filed against Dawood Ibrahim gang members; complainant says she got threats from PakistanAn activist has filed a case of extortion against unidentified members of the Dawood Ibrahim gang at Mumbai's suburban Khar police station, a senior official said on Wednesday
Oct 29, 2017
Vinod Verma arrested for extortion: Ex-BBC journalist remanded to police custody till 31 OctoberA local court on Sunday remanded journalist Vinod Verma, who was arrested from Ghaziabad by the Chhattisgarh Police in connection with an alleged case of blackmailing and extortion, in police custody till 31 October.