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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 fact, I was the one who was blackmailed," she said, adding that Katare had blackmailed to kill her and her family based on the pictures and videos he had made of her.
People are asked to take their clothes off as a dare 'nomination' with friends, only to be blackmailed either by those known to them or if the video or stills fall into the wrong hands.
The suspects' cell phone data revealed that he had been a professional blackmailer since blackmailed several girls in the past also.
PESHAWAR -- Police in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Nowshera district claimed on Monday to have arrested an alleged offender of the cybercrime bill who blackmailed women on social media.
blackmailed her and threatened to post her images on Facebook if she did not pay him money.
A LATE wheeler-dealer known as "Big Poppa" and "Mr Weed" blackmailed a man by using two dogsbodies to threaten and commit violence a court has heard.
FORMER Paphos Sewerage Board (SAPA) director Efthymios Malekides told the court on Wednesday that he never blackmailed project contractors for money, and denied that charges against him were dropped following a plea bargain he made with the Legal Service.
ABHA: Many women refuse to resell their old smartphones and tabs for the fear of being blackmailed later.
A 26-year-old woman residing in Chui region reported police claiming she has been repeatedly insulted, blackmailed, and requested to have sex with a strange social network user she met on Internet in January 2015.
Jailing him Judge David Hale said the two blackmailed men had spent 40 hours in "emotional turmoil" after receiving the messages.
The INTERPOL-coordinated operation resulted in the arrest of 58 individuals, including three men linked to the group which harassed Scottish teenager Daniel Perry, who jumped off the Forth Road Bridge near Edinburg in July last year after being blackmailed.
So let us accept for a moment the prime minister's assertion that "we are being blackmailed.
What are the blackmailed hiding for the documents with which they were blackmailed to have the status of confidential.
A representative for the model said: "Katie has been helping police after a third party was blackmailed.
A representative for the model said yesterday: "Katie has been helping police after a third party was blackmailed.