Facebook.com/StevieWonderA man accused of plotting to extort Stevie Wonder has been sentenced to jail time in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles ***** reports.
Alpha Lorenzo Walker pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a scheme in which he falsely claimed to be Stevie's nephew and threatened to sell embarrassing information about the singer unless he was paid $5 million.
Walker was sentenced to 292 days in jail on Monday, but was released on time served. He was originally ******** May 2 with an accomplice, his girlfriend Tamara Eileen Diaz. Diaz has also been released on time served, according to the *****.
A Los Angeles ****** Superior Court judge also ordered Walker to probation, during which time he must attend twice-weekly mental health counseling sessions. Diaz was also given probation with an order to complete ********* Anonymous classes. In addition, the two were ordered to stay away from Stevie, his family and his co-workers, the paper reports.
Stevie’s attorney told the ***** that the scheme unraveled after he met Walker at an L.A. coffee shop. There, Walker showed the attorney video which he said depicted conditions at a vacant home which once belonged to Stevie's late mother. He then demanded money in exchange for not releasing the video.
Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio