Cindy Crawford extortion

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Hey, Regular Joes, You've Got Blackmail

In tough times, many turn to extorting non-celebs

(Newser) - Whether the perpetrators are spurred by the recession or inspired by the David Letterman and Cindy Crawford cases, the ranks of aspiring blackmailers are swelling—and an increasing number of their plots are targeting ordinary private citizens. The typical non-celebrity extortion victim has a high net worth and has engaged... More »

Crawford Blackmailed Over Daughter's Photo

Man threatens to sell 'prank' pic of girl bound to chair

(Newser) - Cindy Crawford was the target of a bizarre extortion attempt involving a photo of her young daughter. Court documents say a German man threatened to go public with a photo of the 7-year-old girl that showed her bound to a chair and gagged. A Crawford rep says the photo was... More »

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