Extortion and threats

This undated file photo released by Davis County Sheriff's Office shows William Clyde Allen III. An indictment unsealed Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, says Allen mailed envelopes to the CIA director and the Air Force secretary as well as Trump and other top officials. Allen pleaded not guilty to seven charges, including threatening to use a biological toxin as a weapon. (Davis County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
October 18, 2018 - 5:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have found two additional letters a Navy veteran in Utah sent to members of President Donald Trump's administration containing the substance from which the poison ricin is derived, federal prosecutors said in an indictment unsealed Thursday. William Clyde Allen III...
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October 10, 2018 - 9:13 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted rapper Fabolous on counts of domestic violence and making terroristic threats. The rapper, whose real name is John Jackson, was charged in connection with two alleged incidents in Englewood in March. The indictment handed up last week...
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Grace Meng, the wife of missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei, who does not want her face shown, consults her mobile phone in the lobby of a hotel in Lyon, central France, where the police agency is based, on Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal request to China for information about the agency's missing president, a senior Chinese security official who seemingly vanished while on a trip home. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
October 09, 2018 - 5:34 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The call came at night and was chilling. "You listen, but you don't speak," the man on the other end said. "We've come in two work teams, two work teams just for you." In her first one-on-one interview since her husband's disappearance in China, the wife of the former head of...
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October 02, 2018 - 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican allies are using the swirl of sexual misconduct allegations around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to try to stoke support among men — and counter energized Democratic women. With his Supreme Court nominee under threat from a sexual...
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This Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, booking photo released by the Jackson County Sheriff shows William Gregory Douglas, of Cave Junction, Oregon, at the Jackson County Jail in Medford, Ore. The FBI arrested Douglas, who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray. Douglas faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of threats in interstate commerce to injure another. (Jackson County Sheriff via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 5:19 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday. William Gregory Douglas, 35, of Cave Junction, faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of...
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FILE - This May 8, 2018 file photo shows Taylor Swift performing during her "Reputation Stadium Tour" opener in Glendale, Ariz. Eric Swarbrick, 26, of Austin, Texas, has been arrested on federal charges for sending threatening letters to Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tenn. Federal prosecutors in Nashville said in a press release Thursday, Sept. 20, that Swarbrick has been charged with interstate stalking and sending interstate communications with the intent to threaten. He is currently in custody in Texas and will be brought to Tennessee at a later date. (Photo by Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP, File)
September 20, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee. Federal prosecutors in Nashville said in a press release Thursday that Eric...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school. In a statement issued Friday, Kavanaugh says the following: "I categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation. I did not do this back in high school or at any time." The New Yorker reported the alleged incident took place at a party when Kavanaugh was attending Georgetown Preparatory School. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 14, 2018 - 8:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him. In a statement...
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This undated photo provided by Lisa Christon shows the dog allegedly shot by Oregon man Josh Horner. A 50-year sentence in a sex abuse case against Horner was dismissed by Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel after the Oregon Innocence Project found holes in his 2017 conviction that undermined the credibility of the complainant, including that Horner had shot the dog in front of her. The dog was found, alive and never having been shot, by the Oregon Innocence Project. (Lisa Christon via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 11:08 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on April 12, 2017, of sexual abuse...
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This photo shows the front entrance of Robert Chain's house in the Encino section of Los Angeles, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Chain, who was upset about The Boston Globe's coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media, was arrested Thursday for threatening to travel to the newspaper's offices and kill journalists, whom he called the "enemy of the people," federal prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 31, 2018 - 12:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who authorities said kept a small arsenal in his home was charged with making a series of phone calls threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe for what he allegedly called "treasonous" attacks on President Donald Trump. Robert Chain, 68, was arrested...
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This photo shows the front entrance of Robert Chain's house in the Encino section of Los Angeles, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Chain, who was upset about The Boston Globe's coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media, was arrested Thursday for threatening to travel to the newspaper's offices and kill journalists, whom he called the "enemy of the people," federal prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 30, 2018 - 9:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man upset about The Boston Globe's coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media was arrested Thursday on charges he threatened to kill the newspaper's journalists, who he called an "enemy of the people," federal prosecutors...
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