Man charged with Ecclestone plot
Published Monday, 09 July 2012
A man has been charged with attempting to blackmail Formula 1 racing boss Bernie Ecclestone for £900,000 by threatening to kidnap his daughter.
Dental worker Martin Peckham, from Essex, England, is alleged to have made a series of phone calls to the billionaire businessman saying he would snatch Tamara, 27, unless he was handed the cash.
Peckham has been charged with blackmail and is due in court in London on Friday.