Sask. RCMP sees 200 per cent increase in extortion cases

Jul 26, 2023 | 9:12am

The Saskatchewan RCMP has reported a 200 per cent increase in extortion cases through the first six months of 2023. From January to June, the RCMP received 105 reports of extortion compared to 36 cases over the same period in 2022. The RCMP says that the majority of these reports are what is commonly called […]

Regina man charged with extortion after confrontation with elected official

Jul 14, 2023 | 12:51pm

A Regina man is facing charges of extortion after an alleged incident from January. The victim is an elected provincial government official who told police that he was approached by the suspect who asked for assistance in a local political election process. When that person refused, the suspect told him he cause harm to his […]

Stolen IPad results in child pornography and extortion charges

Feb 26, 2020 | 3:21pm

  A Regina man is facing child pornography charges after going to police to say he was a victim of extortion. On February 23, the man came to Regina police headquarters to say his I-Pad had been stolen and that he was being extorted for money because there was child pornography on the device. An […]