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Med-mal attorney Snyder faces attempted extortion charge (access required)

Prominent medical malpractice attorney Stephen L. Snyder has been indicted on a federal attempted extortion charge and related offenses stemming from his alleged demand that the University of Maryland Medical System pay him $25 million or he would go public ...

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Princess Anne commissioner has extortion conviction reversed (access required)

A Princess Anne town commissioner did not commit extortion when he told a fellow commissioner up for re-election that he would convince a potential opponent not to run in exchange for $5,000, the Court of Special Appeals ruled last week. Lionel ...

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Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

Michele Massimo

First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones.

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