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July 25, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jurors in the trial of a woman claiming to be Bill Cosby's out-of-wedlock daughter failed to reach a verdict and will resume deliberations today. The jury is deciding the case against Autumn Jackson, 22, who is on trial for threatening to ruin Cosby's reputation by selling her story to the Globe tabloid. Other defendants in the case are Jose Medina, 51, and Boris Sabas.
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July 25, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jurors in the trial of a woman claiming to be Bill Cosby's out-of-wedlock daughter failed to reach a verdict and will resume deliberations today. The jury is deciding the case against Autumn Jackson, 22, who is on trial for threatening to ruin Cosby's reputation by selling her story to the Globe tabloid. Other defendants in the case are Jose Medina, 51, and Boris Sabas.
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July 24, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal jury began deliberations in the $40-million Bill Cosby extortion trial after the judge said it makes no difference whether or not the defendant is the television icon's daughter. Autumn Jackson, 22, is accused of demanding the money from Cosby in return for not going to the tabloids with a story that America's most famous father had an out-of-wedlock daughter from an affair in the 1970s.
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July 24, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal jury began deliberations in the $40-million Bill Cosby extortion trial after the judge said it makes no difference whether or not the defendant is the television icon's daughter. Autumn Jackson, 22, is accused of demanding the money from Cosby in return for not going to the tabloids with a story that America's most famous father had an out-of-wedlock daughter from an affair in the 1970s.
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January 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The man prosecutors called a "godfather" of Russian organized crime was sentenced in New York to nearly 10 years in prison for extortion and for a fraudulent marriage aimed at preventing deportation. Vyacheslav Ivankov, 56, was convicted in July with three other Russians of conspiracy and attempting to extort $3.5 million from a Russian emigre investment firm. Ivankov was also convicted in a separate trial of fraudulently marrying an American woman to obtain a resident alien card.
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January 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The man prosecutors called a "godfather" of Russian organized crime was sentenced in New York to nearly 10 years in prison for extortion and for a fraudulent marriage aimed at preventing deportation. Vyacheslav Ivankov, 56, was convicted in July with three other Russians of conspiracy and attempting to extort $3.5 million from a Russian emigre investment firm. Ivankov was also convicted in a separate trial of fraudulently marrying an American woman to obtain a resident alien card.
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