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Iowa woman pleads guilty to charges of extorting a reality show

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DAVENPORT (KWWL) -

An Iowa woman is pleading guilty to charges she tried to extort the parent company of the cable network TLC.

Prosecutors said Teresa Hunt demanded $10,000 from show producers of the reality show "19 Kids and Counting" or she would leak pictures that would prove a cast member was in an inappropriate sexual relationship.The show follows Jim and Michelle Duggar and their 19 children.

Hunt entered the plea in federal court in Davenport. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 9th.

 

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