Extortion Case Plea Denied - 1981-09-17

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F37.png Extortion Case Plea Denied September 17, 1981, UPI, New York Times

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has refused to reconsider the convictions of Elizabeth Eagleton Weigand and her attorney, Stephen E. Poludniak, on charges of trying to extort $220,000 from Senator Thomas F. Eagleton, Democrat of Missouri, who is Mrs. Weigand's uncle.


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