Man accused of extorting $10K from nail salon

Man accused of extorting $10K from nail salon

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A man was arrested for of trying to extort money from a valley nail salon.

Police say Jason Ly is accused of trying to force the owners of Ken's Nails to write him checks.

Authorities say the owners paid him $10,000 for some salon chairs, but he forged the check and claimed the $10,000 had never been paid.

According to police, Ly threatened to kill the salon owners and destroy their business.  They also believe he was part of a ring that extorts money from Vietnamese-owned businesses in the Phoenix-metro area.

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