A New York City man originally from the Dominican Republic has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted new immigrants.
Prosecutors say a Connecticut man charged with hacking the cellphones and social media accounts of more than 20 women and girls to obtain intimate photos and personal information that he used in an effort to extort nude photos of the victims plans to plead guilty.
Chief Gary MacNamara with the Fairfield Police Department said scam kidnappings are becoming more frequent across the state. Chief MacNamara said, “This is occurring daily and we recently we had a phone call someone fell victim to it.
A Connecticut cab driver will be sentenced Monday in Bridgeport for an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants.
Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer toward toughening the criminal penalties for certain offenders of so-called “sextortion.”
A New York City man convicted in an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants at a bus station has been sentenced in Connecticut to eight years in prison.
The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers of a newer type of scam phone call.
Residents of Connecticut are being warned of a new scam via email this tax season.
A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday in the shooting death of the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family, New York City police said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – 66-year-old Edward Memoli of New York was sentenced to 35 months for his role in an extortion scheme. Memoli will have two years of supervision after he is released from prison. He has to pay $26,000 in restitution to the victims. Memoli was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to obstruct interstate commerce by extortion and one […]