Extortion and threats

FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, CONMEBOL delegate Roger Bello, of Bolivia, left, talks with Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Orion, center, and Alejandro Burzaco, president of Torneos y Competencias, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Burzaco, the former CEO of a marketing firm based in Argentina, testified Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials accused of taking bribes in a sprawling corruption investigation of FIFA, that Fox was among several media companies paying bribes through sham contracts for the Copa America and other events. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
November 15, 2017 - 10:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge tightened bail conditions on a South American soccer official charged in the FIFA bribery scandal after prosecutors surprised the courtroom by accusing the defendant of threatening their star witness by making a slashing motion on his neck as the witness testified at trial...
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October 24, 2017 - 3:49 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who pleaded guilty to charges of extorting women by posing as a University of Tennessee football player on a mobile messaging app has received a 30-month prison sentence. Brandon Douglas Shanahan, of Sweetwater, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Tennessee Titans’ Delanie Walker (82), Marcus Mariota (8), Wesley Woodyard (59), Jurrell Casey (99) and Brian Orakpo (98) walk to the field with arms linked after the national anthem had been played before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Nashville, Tenn. Walker says he and his family have received death threats since he told fans not to come to games if they felt disrespected by NFL players' protests. Walker shared the threats Thursday night, Sept. 28, 2017, in a social media post. (AP Photo/James Kenney, File)
September 29, 2017 - 3:45 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans informed the NFL about the death threats to Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker and his family because of the anthem protests. The league said Friday its security department is investigating. Walker disclosed the threats Thursday night in a post shared on...
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This photo released on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in a report by the Massachusetts Department of Correction shows a Bible open to John 3:16, with the verse marked in blood, found in the cell of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after he was found hanged in his cell on April 19 at the Souza-Baranowski prison in Shirley, Mass. Hernandez was serving a life sentence in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, who had been dating his fiancee's sister. (Massachusetts Department of Correction via AP)
May 05, 2017 - 6:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was a member of the Bloods street gang and was disciplined for having gang paraphernalia, according to newly released documents related to the investigation into his prison suicide. A death report released Friday lists the Bloods under Hernandez's gang...
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