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Arrest made in Extortion investigation
Amanda Donato, 23, now charged



Broadcast time: 17:10
Friday, December 22, 2017

23 Division
416-808-2300

Case #: 2017-1432943


The Toronto Police would like to make the public aware of an investigation into Extortion.

It is reported that:

- a man met a woman on a dating website

- based on the terms of the website, the pair became engaged in a sexual relationship in exchange for a monetary sum

- when the man attempted to end the relationship, the woman extorted a large sum of money from him in order to keep their relationship confidential

- the man reported the incident to police

On Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 11 a.m., Amanda Donato, 23, of Vaughan, was arrested. She has been charged with:

1) Extortion

She is scheduled to attend at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 2 p.m., in room 202.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Nicole McEachran, 23 Division




Arrest made in Extortion investigation
Amanda Donato, 23, now charged



Woman charged in Extortion investigation,
Amanda Donato, 23
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