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Synonyms for extortionist

a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

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NAB and FIA had also investigating fraud of billions rupees, when contacted with SHO Lohi Bheer to record his statement on the issue, and named the extortionist groups head, he apologize to talk.
During the action, extortionist Babu Rehman alias Pehlwan was arrested after minor resistance.
Knowing this, the new extortionist learned to scan the litigation dockets for patentees who prevailed in obtaining substantial monetary judgments in court pertaining to patent infringement by another.
As, too, will stablemate Extortionist, who runs in the Betfred King George Stakes.
Extortionist is most effective when he is able to chase a strong pace and the initial fractions are likely to be breakneck with plenty of habitual front-runners.
Meanwhile, in an effort to curb the growing trend of extortions, authorities have formed a task force, comprising security forces and business leaders, that will come down heavily on new extortionists who have become active with the start of Ramadan.
The extortionist demanded ` 5 crore as ' protection money' from the businessman and his family," a senior police officer said.
The extortionist turned out to be a mid-level manager at a factory hired by the manufacturer to produce bona fide goods.
Scotland Yard has spent two months trying to track the extortionist.
Last night police in the resort, which is popular with Scots holiday- makers, said the dead man was probably the extortionist.
The racketeer formerly belonged to a syndicated crime group but became independent after working under a senior extortionist, and did not hold any JAL shares, police said.
Rawalpindi -- Some 31 illegal housing societies in Rawalpindi are continually looting public with connivance of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), Land mafia and extortionist groups.
When I alongwith my uncle Malik Ishrat and 6 employee reached the incident place, these extortionist group pointed guns on us and threatened of dire consequences.
KARACHI -- Sindh Rangers on Monday claimed to have arrested 11 alleged criminals, including an extortionist from different areas of the metropolis.