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The operation apparently followed leads that the cars were being driven by persons who were allegedly shaking down owners of restaurants and other premises.
From dumping rotting bodies to shaking down those that owe protection money, the illusion of being part of a true crime syndicate is never broken.
SAAB is shaking down the new 9-5 ahead of its launch.
So it"s possible BMW could be shaking down the new Cooper S engines - rumoured to be 1.
He raised his campaign cash the old-fashioned way: shaking down special interests for contributions.
Hanna made McKinley governor of Ohio by shaking down the corporate interests of the day.
Organized crime gangs are shaking down Internet betting sites on the eve of American football's Super Bowl, threatening to unleash a crippling data attack unless they pay a "protection" fee, police and site operators said, reports Reuters (Jan.
As the alderman of the 16th Ward in the early 1970s and again in the mid-1980s, Langford often found officers shaking down black residents or beating them, she said.
The Edwardses were found guilty last May of extortion for shaking down riverboat gambling operators, and Fowler pled guilty in November to taking almost $1 million in kickbacks on voting machine contracts--largely to support his gambling habit.