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Synonyms for blackmail

Synonyms for blackmail

extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information

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exert pressure on someone through threats

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In Haripur, the court of judicial magistrate granted to police two-day physical remand of five alleged rapists and blackmailers of a schoolboy.
In 57 per cent of the cases, social media applications were used by blackmailers to try to force their victims to provide sexual favours or to extort cash from them.
The blackmailers would continue to raise hue and cry while Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif would persist on the road of progress and development, he added.
POLICE have revealed a huge spike in the number of Birmingham men lured into online sex chats by malicious blackmailers who then demand thousands of pounds in cash.
BLACKMAILERS are targeting the partners of current and former users of the marital cheats' dating website Ashley Madison.
MALICIOUS blackmailers are luring men from Birmingham and the Black Country into online sex chats and then demanding thousands of pounds in a sophisticated plot to get cash.
According to the FIR the blackmailers are trying to destroy the reputation of Malik Riaz and Bahria Town.
The scams include one in which the blackmailers befriend women online and persuaded them to send naked pictures or videos over Skype.
Daniel Perry, 17, from Dunfermline, threw himself from the Forth Bridge last July after falling victim to online blackmailers.
BLACKMAILERS are preying on Merseyside youngsters who make the mistake of getting involved in internet sex sessions.
According to Reuters, MTV claims that the blackmailers had
Al-Shulail said the Haia is taking measures to ensure people are protected from blackmailers.
Police have urged people not to fall prey to blackmailers and report them immediately.
Collaborating with the police, the sect authorities agreed to pay ` 25 lakh to the blackmailers.
Internet and phone companies will be required to retain records of all communications for a year, creating "a honeypot for casual hackers, blackmailers, criminals large and small all over the world and foreign states", Lord Strasburger said.