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Former Pine Lawn mayor Sylvester Caldwell. Photo courtesy of City of Pine Lawn.

Former Pine Lawn Mayor Pleads Guilty to Extortion Charges

Sylvester Caldwell pled guilty to extortion charges related to a towing company and a Pine Lawn convenience store.

07/06/2015

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

Former Pine Lawn mayor Sylvester Caldwell. Photo courtesy of City of Pine Lawn.

Pine Lawn Mayor Arrested on Extortion Charges

The mayor of Pine Lawn, Missouri, Sylvester Caldwell, has been arrested as a result of an indictment charging him with extortion of cash payments from the owner of a local towing company.

09/26/2014

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Man Arrested In Facebook Extortion Plot

An Iowa man is charged with extortion after investigators say he threatened to release a sex video of a 19-year-old woman if she wouldn’t have sex and pay him money.

02/05/2014

Washington Redskins Minicamp

Source: Redskins QB Griffin Target of Extortion

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Justice

Granite City Man Accused of Extortion, Murder Plot

The man attenpted to extort money from wealthy man then kill him later in a way that would look like an accident.

01/25/2012

Edwardsville Man Admits Involvement in Bribery Case

Federal prosecutors say 31-year-old Albert Thompson admits trying to “shake down” an East St. Louis convenience store owner.

04/15/2011

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