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PM blackmail case

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Sisters found guilty in PM blackmail case

7 Apr Sisters Hlín Einarsdóttir and Malín Brand were found guilty for attempting to blackmail Icelandic Prime Minister and were sentenced 12 months in prison. “Shockingly harsh,” says Brand’s attorney.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM of Iceland.

Sisters charged with attempting to blackmail Iceland PM

4 Nov Sisters Hlín Einarsdóttir and Malín Brand have been formally charged with attempting to blackmail then Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and his wife in May last year.

Icelandic PM, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.

PM blackmail investigation concluded

4 Nov 2015 Icelandic police have concluded their investigation into an alleged attempt to blackmail the Prime Minister and the case will be referred to the public prosecutor this week.

Icelandic PM, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.

PM blackmail still under investigation

19 Jun 2015 Investigations into two blackmail cases, one of which involves the Prime Minister, are still ongoing. The topic on which the PM was asked to buy the blackmailers’ silence is still unconfirmed.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland.

Blackmail: PM hits out at “insinuations”

7 Jun 2015 Iceland’s Prime Minister has criticised opposition MPs for attempting to capitalise on the distress of his family for political gain.

PM blackmailer issues rape statement

5 Jun 2015 One of the two sisters arrested on suspicion of blackmailing the Icelandic Prime Minister and a second man will be pressing rape charges against the latter this morning.

PM blackmail sisters rearrested

4 Jun 2015 The two sisters arrested on Friday for attempting to blackmail the Icelandic Prime Minister were arrested for a second time yesterday in connection with a different blackmail allegation.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson PM.

PM blackmail: bank loan accusations

4 Jun 2015 Rumours now suggest that the blackmail letter sent to Iceland’s Prime Minister last week contained allegations of his involvement in securing a bank loan for an Icelandic news website.

PM blackmail duo on second charge

3 Jun 2015 The two sisters arrested on Friday for attempting to blackmail the Prime Minister of Iceland are allegedly now facing blackmail charges from a second man.

PM blackmail: “Speculation and hearsay”

3 Jun 2015 One of the two sisters arrested on Friday for having sent a blackmail letter to the PM has stated that she had had “nothing to do with writing or sending the letter”.

Rumours that the PM funded the purchase of DV newspaper have been denied.

Blackmail: “PM did not buy paper”

2 Jun 2015 Rumours that the blackmail case has to do with the Prime Minister’s alleged involvement in funding the purchase of a well-known Icelandic newspaper have been strenuously denied.

Icelandic PM, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.

Iceland PM victim of blackmail attempt

2 Jun 2015 Two Icelandic women have been arrested for blackmailing the Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.

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