Jake King accused of extortion threats

November 15, 2017

Former AFL player Jake King appears set to contest extortion allegations.

Former Richmond footballer Jake King appears set to fight "serious" allegations of extortion over an incident in Melbourne.

The ex-AFL hard man faced Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday where he indicated he will contest allegations, which include making threats to kill.

"There are some serious matters to be tried," Magistrate Franz Holzer said as he adjourned the case to a contest mention in January.

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