Two charged with Lopez wedding video ransom

Two men have been arrested in the US for trying to sell Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez’s stolen wedding video back to the couple for $1m.

The men tried to ransom the video after first shopping it around unsuccessfully to media outlets according to a criminal complaint filed against them.

Tito Moses, 31, and Steven Wortman, 49, were arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of conspiracy, attempted grand larceny and possession of stolen property.

A copy of the video shot during the celebrity couple’s wedding in June 2004 was in a laptop computer that was in Anthony’s car when it was stolen in Linden, New Jersey, last October.

According to the complaint, once they failed to sell the video to the media, Moses and Wortman called Marc Anthony Productions and tried to sell it back to the salsa star.

A detective from the New York Police Department posed as an Anthony associate and engaged in a series of negotiations with Moses and Wortman during which the men demanded $1m for the laptop, the complaint said.

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