‘Extortion adding to cost of doing business at ports’ – The Sun Nigeria

[ad_1] By Steve Agbota, [email protected]  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) recently raised the alarm on increasing extortion along the access roads of the Lagos and Tin Can Island Port Complexes. This was coming on the heels of the clearance operations the Authority undertook to rid the Port corridor of shanties and illegal structures harbouring criminal … Read more

2 south suburban police officers indicted for extortion, theft during traffic stops

[ad_1] PHOENIX, Ill. (WLS) — Two police officers in south suburban Phoenix are facing charges of extortion, theft and soliciting bribes, accused of shaking down motorists during the course of traffic stops there and in neighboring Harvey. A federal grand jury returned a four count indictment against Phoenix Police Sergeant Jarret Snowden, 34, and patrol … Read more