Celebrity News November 17, 2009
Cindy Crawford's Alleged Extortionist Surrenders to Police
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.
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.