Archive for Blackmail/extortion

Raised in chaos, David 'Joey' Pedersen turned to white supremacism, and is now accused of killings— (The Oregonian)
Tom Cruise Extortionist Dies — (2snaps tv)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants tries to extort money from celebrities, has suicidal urges, dies by suicide.
Judge refuses to change bail for former Chicopee mayor — (The Republican)
SSRI Ed note: Mayor on antidepressants is abusive to family, engages in extortion, bribery, cannot run again, major downward spiral.
Death penalty sought in kidnapping, murder of tool salesman — (The News Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac robs and watches friend murder truck driver knowing this was a problem but not bothering to stop it.
Pilot Took Amphetamines before Fatal Helicopter Crash, Report Says — (Milwaukee Journal Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot lies about drug use on his license application, not entitled to carry passengers, flies on high levels of Prozac and amphetamine, crashes, 3 die.
Doctor Says Drugs Put Bombing Suspect in Fantasyland — (The New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 3 psych meds including Prozac slips into fantasy state, takes home-made explosive on subway as part of planned extortion, is charged.
The Many Faces Of Laurie Dann — (Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist starts young woman on medication, she becomes increasingly eccentric, stabs husband, divorces, shoots elementary school children and herself.