Halifax woman facing extortion charges
Man told police he received threatening messages, demands for money after ending relationship
A 27-year-old Halifax woman is facing extortion charges after allegedly making threats against a man she met online.
Halifax Regional Police say a 46-year-old man reported he was receiving threatening messages from a woman he met online.
The man told police he ended things after a brief relationship. Soon after he said he began receiving threatening messages and money demands from the woman.
Police arrested the 27-year-old woman at 12:45 a.m. on Monday.
She is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court Monday to face charges of extortion, uttering threats to cause death or serious bodily harm, as well as breach of a probation order.