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Cindy Crawford's Alleged Extortionist Surrenders to Police

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The man suspected of attempting to extort Cindy Crawford for $100,000 surrendered to German police Monday, the Associated Press reports.

German prosecutors announced early Tuesday that Edis Kayalar turned himself in to police in the southwestern city of Stuttgart.

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According to prosecutors, Kayalar attempted to blackmail Crawford over a photo of her then 7-year-old daughter, Kaia, bound and gagged to a chair as part of a "cops and robbers game," reportedly staged by a nanny.

He has been charged with one count of extortion in the United States and faces two years in prison if convicted.

Kayalar will appear before a judge later Tuesday.