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Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Prime Minister Extortion Sisters Sentenced

The Reykjavík District Court has today sentenced sisters Hlín Einarsdóttir and Malín Brand to 12 months in prison—nine of which are in the form of a suspended sentence. The pair were sentenced for a high-profile attempt to blackmail money out of the then prime minister, Sigmundur Davíð...

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Sister Gives First Interview since Extortion Attempt

Hlín Einarsdóttir, who has admitted to trying to extort money from Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, has told reporters that Malín brand, her sister, lied about having been innocent and an unwitting participant when she drove her sister to collect the money. Hlín says that Malín...

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Extortion Sisters Arrested Again

Capital region police arrested the sisters Malín Brand and Hlín Einarsdóttir again yesterday and questioned them in connection to a second charge of extortion leveled against them.