India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Vyapam whistleblower Anand Rai today denied that he had secretly recorded the meeting between him and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in order to blackmail the Madhya Pradesh government.
Reuters | Friday September 18, 2015
CoinVault encrypts a target computer's files and then posts a message on the screen demanding a ransom in exchange for the digital key.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 30, 2015
Two French investigative journalists were charged with blackmail for demanding two million euros ($2.2 million) from the king of Morocco not to bring out a book purportedly containing damaging revelations about the monarch, legal sources said Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 28, 2015
Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 20, 2015
Russia today slammed the EU's extension of sanctions over its annexation of Crimea as "blackmail" and vowed it would not be pressured into returning the peninsula to Ukraine.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday May 23, 2015
Prince Ali bin al Hussein and Michael van Praag, who has now pulled out of the race, were both approached by Kenya-based conmen who said Blatter had gathered sensitive information about them.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 17, 2015
A combative Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said today his government would not succumb to blackmail from its euro zone partners and was in no hurry to reach a new debt agreement.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned yesterday that his government would not be pressured into breaking promises made to voters in its efforts to resolve a bitter row with the EU over renegotiating the country's bailout.
Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
According to the ECB, an Australian man had demanded a five-figure sum to prevent a story about one-day skipper Morgan and a previous girlfriend appearing in national newspapers in Australia and Britain.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 26, 2014
"This is what actually happened to me. Extortion, blackmail and unit held hostage for 72 hours," wrote the film's director Kushan Nandy on Twitter
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 6, 2014
In West Bengal, a Class 12 student of Patha Bhavan, which comes under Visva Bharati University, has alleged repeated rape and blackmail by a Bangladeshi research scholar.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday October 22, 2014
In tweets, a 7-point questionnaire to the government and a barrage of remarks, the Congress has expressed great umbrage at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's remark - made on NDTV - that the party will face "embarrassment" when a list of Indians accused of holding black money in foreign accounts is finally made public.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 24, 2014
The fate of a French hostage abducted in Algeria by jihadists threatening to kill him unless France stopped bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq remained uncertain on Wednesday after Paris refused to bow to any form of blackmail.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
A man in New Zealand tried to blackmail his former partner into cleaning his apartment by threatening to post a sex tape online, a court said.
Cities | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 29, 2014
A first-year student at the iconic Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan in West Bengal has alleged that three senior students forced her to strip, photographed her and then threatened to post the pictures on the internet if she did not pay them money.
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
Alibaba says it has approached police after the media outlet, which remains unnamed, asked it to pay $300,000 for a research report against it to be dropped
World News | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Chinese e-commerce titan gearing up for a mammoth US initial public offering, has reported a blackmail attempt by a media organisation to police, the company said on its official microblog on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
The US and EU bolstered sanctions against Russia over its alleged support of separatists in Ukraine, drawing an angry rebuke on Thursday from Moscow which said the measures amounted to "blackmail".
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
Greek police say they have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on felony charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding a bribe from a patient in order to perform urgent surgery.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
German Publishers' and Booksellers' Association said Amazon's aim was to negotiate bigger price cuts on the purchase of ebooks.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
A Domino's Pizza spokesperson the company will not pay EUR 30,000, and is refusing "to yield to blackmail from any form of criminal organisation".
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 8, 2014
A man has been arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling town for having sex with a girl on the false promise of marriage, shooting a video during the act and posting it on the internet when she refused to succumb to his blackmail, police said on Saturday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 1, 2014
An Indian man, posing as a spiritual healer in Britain, is facing trial for blackmail and high-value fraud in the country, a media report said.