Ottawa Police have charged three Montrealers with extortion.
Police allege the two men and one woman extorted $20,000 from a 48-year-old man on February 20th.
The incident took place in Ottawa, but the victim came forward to police in Montreal.
Marty Antoine, 32, Guy Kelly, 50, and Stephanie Hieke, 20, were arrested in that city.
They have also been charges with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and theft under.
Police say the victim new those charged.