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Attorneys Guilty in $200 Million Extortion Scheme

June 23, 2020 Eric Sorensen
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Attorneys Guilty in $200 Million Extortion Scheme
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Attorneys Guilty in $200 Million Extortion Scheme
Jun 23, 2020
Eric Sorensen

According to the Department of Justice, a pair of Virginia attorneys pleaded guilty to federal extortion charges on Friday. 

38-year-old Timothy Litzenburg and 41-year-old Daniel Kincheloe admitted to participating in a scheme to extort $200 million from multinational chemical company Monsanto. According to the DOJ, the lawyers threatened financial and reputational harm if the company didn’t hand over money disguised as a “consulting agreement.”

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According to the Department of Justice, a pair of Virginia attorneys pleaded guilty to federal extortion charges on Friday. 

38-year-old Timothy Litzenburg and 41-year-old Daniel Kincheloe admitted to participating in a scheme to extort $200 million from multinational chemical company Monsanto. According to the DOJ, the lawyers threatened financial and reputational harm if the company didn’t hand over money disguised as a “consulting agreement.”