Mark Jackson targeted in extortion by alleged mistress: Feds
The FBI busted a stripper and another man for allegedly trying to extort former Knick and current Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson by blackmailing him with incriminating photos.
Alexis Adams, 28, and Marcus Shaw, 40, were both arraigned this week on federal extortion charges following a two-month investigation, the FBI said.
Adams allegedly had an affair with Jackson, 47, a married father of two, and, along with Shaw, demanded the coach cough up thousands of dollars in exchange for keeping lewd photos of Jackson out of the hands of the "vultures of the media," the federal complaint said.
Jackson and the Warriors called the FBI, who probed the pair and allegedly caught them blackmailing Jackson.
Adams, who allegedly sent messages to Jackson's wife about the purported affair, was released on $25,000 bond while Shaw was awaiting a bail hearing, according to TheSmokingGun.com.
The Warriors said in a statement they would support Jackson and his family but declined to comment further on the matter.