Classy Revenge Porn Mogul Offered Victims 'Reputation Management' Help

This week, California authorities arrested revenge porn kingpin Kevin Christopher Bollaert for extorting women whose nude photos he'd feature on a "revenge porn" website he started. Bollaert also offered the women featured on his site help with "reputation management"... for a price. » 12/13/13 7:00pm 12/13/13 7:00pm

Anti-Semitic Elmo Tries to Extort $2 Million from the Girl Scouts

Elmo in the news a lot lately — some good, some fucking terrible — but nevertheless, the loving furrie cannot be avoided. This time, it's because some Elmo-costumed dude who enjoys harassing tourists with anti-Semitic outbursts was sentenced to a year in jail after admitting he tried to extort $2 million from his… » 10/11/13 9:35am 10/11/13 9:35am

Unauthorized Arizona-Based Sex Offender Sites Extorting Sex Offenders

A network of Arizona-based websites is using data from sex-offender registries maintained by law-enforcement agencies to basically extort money from purported sex-offenders, some of whom are either no longer required to register themselves or have never actually been convicted of a sex-related crime. » 5/28/13 4:40pm 5/28/13 4:40pm

Porn Downloaders Are Suing Porn Producers for Allegedly Shaming…

Porn producers have been capitalizing on American prudishness in a big way by obliquely threatening, i.e. through lawsuits, to erase the very discretion that is internet porn's solemn promise for viewers who illegally download videos. These furtive porn consumers, however, have had enough, and now a Kentucky federal… » 7/09/12 11:55pm 7/09/12 11:55pm