Man who extorted sex from woman gets 15 years behind bars
Published 7:48 am, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for extorting sex from a woman by offering to lend her $10,000 to pay ransom for her kidnapped boyfriend.
Authorities say in June 2015, White offered to loan $3,500 to a couple he knew. With only the woman in his car, he told her that her boyfriend had been kidnapped, and the ransom was $10,000.
White offered to loan her the ransom in exchange for sex. The woman greed, believing White had a gun and her boyfriend's life was in danger.
When the boyfriend returned unhurt, they called police.