Stevie Wonder Extortion Case: Singer’s Nephew Appears in Court
Stevie Wonder's nephew, Alpha Lorenzo Walker, is due in court today to face felony extortion charges. According to the LA Times, Walker threatened to reveal embarrassing information about his soul-singing uncle unless he was awarded $5 million.
Walker threatened to tell tabloid papers that he was actually Wonder's son, born out of an incestuous relationship between the "I Just Called to Say I Love You" singer and his sister.
As The BoomBox previously reported, Wonder's nephew and girlfriend Tamara Eileen Diaz were arrested in early May after an undercover officer, posing as a Wonder liaison, unraveled their plot.
Walker and Diaz drastically reduced their multimillion dollar extortion attempt to $10,000 during negotiations with police, but were ultimately stopped altogether. Walker has plead "not guilty" but will have to answer to a Los Angeles court today.
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Stevie Wonder's Nephew in Court for Extortion Charges