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Feds say lawyer attempted mass-tort shakedown (access required)

A Charlottesville lawyer has been arrested and charged with trying to extort $200 million from a chemical company with promises to protect the company from further liability exposure. After being tipped to the alleged scheme of Timothy Litzenburg, federal law enforcement bugged a meeting room where Litzenburg allegedly explained his proposal to lawyers for the unnamed ...