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2 UK Men Sentenced for Blackmailing Men Via Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were found guilty of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have each been sentenced to four years in jail.

Two UK Men Found Guilty of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 15
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were accused of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have been found guilty of their crimes and will be heading to prison.

Two UK Men Accused of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 9
Two men from the United Kingdom have been charged with blackmailing gay men via the social media app, Grindr.

Gay U.K. Man Jailed for Embezzling $250K to Pay Off His Wife

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 26
A British gay man has been sentenced to two years in jail after a judge rejected his argument that he needed over $250,000 embezzled from his employer to pay her off for not revealing his sexual orientation.

Kenyan Police Accused of Entrapping & Blackmailing Gay Men

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
An LGBT Kenyan website released a report that has solid proof that the East African nation consistently entraps gay men and then blackmails them.

Media Matters Founder Says Ex Blackmailed Him for $850K

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 28
The founder of the liberal watchdog group Media Matters, David Brock, was blackmailed for $850,000 by his ex-partner, William Grey.

Suspect’s lawyer says Letterman ’manipulates’

TELEVISION | Oct 5
The defense lawyer for the CBS News producer charged with trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman is calling the talk-show host "a master at manipulating audiences."

Letterman admits affairs after report of blackmail

CELEBRITIES | By David Bauder | Oct 2
A CBS News employee is accused of trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman, forcing the late-night host to admit in an extraordinary monologue before millions of viewers that he had sexual relationships with female employees.

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