Svetlana Zakharova, 23, says the New York City Fox affiliate used several of her photos during an October 11 segment on Svetlana Zakharova Travis, who has been charged in connection with an extortion scam targeting the ex-politician. The post Russian Supermodel Sues TV Station For Misidentifying Her As Hooker Who Blackmailed Eliot Spitzer appeared first on CrimeFeed.
A Russian supermodel is suing Fox 5 for misidentifying her as the prostitute accused of trying to blackmail ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
The Russian beauty was a regular advertiser on Backpage.com and had a questionable flow of cash to several bank accounts, prosecutors said.
The Russian woman busted in a shakedown of hooker-loving Eliot Spitzer was hauled into court Thursday to face charges that she extorted $400,000 from the former “Love Gov” — but it looks like her fate may already be sealed. Svetlana Travis Zakharova, 25, cried and shook her head during her arraignment in Manhattan Supreme Court...
A grand jury has indicted a reputed Russian escort for extorting nearly $400,000 from hooker-loving ex-governor Eliot Spitzer and targeting another unnamed victim in a housing scheme, according to newly filed court papers. Svetlana Travis Zakharova, 25, was hit with a 20-count indictment and faces a top charge of second-degree grand larceny. The leggy blonde...
Disgraced former governor Eliot Spitzer showed up at Manhattan court Friday to testify against the reputed high-priced hooker arrested for allegedly extorting thousands of dollars from him. Spitzer clutched a manila folder and grinned widely as he entered 1 Hogan Place with his attorney at about 9:30 am. A grand jury is meeting to decide...
The reputed high-priced hooker arrested for extorting thousands of dollars from disgraced former governor Eliot Spitzer is having a rough time in jail. The Post visited a red and puffy-eyed Svetlana Zakharova Travis, 25, at her new digs on Rikers Island Wednesday, and the blond stunner was on the verge of tears. “I don’t want...
A woman who once accused former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer of choking her was arraigned early Tuesday evening on charges of grand larceny a...
“Good Day New York” wrongly identified a top supermodel as a Russian woman who allegedly tried to extort Eliot Spitzer.
A young Russian woman who put former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer back in the tabloid headlines last winter when she told doctors he had choked her at a Manhattan hotel has been arrested for trying to extort money from him, police say. Svetlana Zakharova, 26, was arrested Monday night...
The woman who said that former NY governor Eliot Spitzer attacked her at the Plaza Hotel but then left the U.S. for Russia is back stateside. And she's been arrested. [ more › ]
It was tabloid fodder last year: former New York governor Eliot Spitzer allegedly involved with a Russian call girl. It looks as if the tabloids didn’t have the entire story: A woman who accused former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer of assaulting her has been arrested for trying to extort money from him, police said. [...]
Svetlana Zakharova accused the former N.Y. gov. of assaulting her in a hotel room, and then fled back home to Russia
The woman who accused Eliot Spitzer of attacking her last February was arrested after flying back into the country from her native Russia.
Eleven years ago, Eliot Spitzer, New York Attorney General at the time, filed a financial-fraud civil-court lawsuit against Mr. Greenberg. What followed was a decade of delays, new attorneys general and a narrowing of the accusations. Show More Summary
Libertarian law professor Richard Epstein discusses New York’s Martin Act, the elastic securities fraud law whose powers have been wielded by Eric Schneiderman, Eliot Spitzer, and Andrew Cuomo, among others. [Troy Senik, Ricochet podcast] Earlier here. Show More Summary
Octogenarian status be damned!
Nearly a decade after he was caught cavorting with hookers, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is still striking out. The disgraced politician, 57, was spotted in a heated discussion… READ ON
Former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer is suing Svetlana Andreevna Zakharova, also known as Lana Travis, after she accused him of assaulting her at the Plaza Hotel back in February. Zakharova apologized to Spitzer and suggested she'd madeShow More Summary
Spitzer claims the woman has been extorting him.