Harvey Weinstein in Extortion Plot

Aspiring actor allegedly made death threats against producer's family to extort $4 million.
3:00 | 08/23/12

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Harvey Weinstein is one of the most powerful men in Hollywood the head of an award winning film studio. And today a wannabe actor is behind bars accused of threatening to kill Weinsteins family. As part of an extortion plot the man is accused of sending letters to Weinstein threatening to kill members of his family if you didn't hand over four million dollars. Police say the suspect also sent similar letters to four other high powered executives.

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