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Keona Watson likened to Walter Mitty after 'hit' threatened in bizarre Canberra extortion plot

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By Blake Foden
Updated January 28 2022 - 7:56pm, first published 6:30pm
Keona Watson, who has pleaded guilty to charges that include making a demand with a threat to kill. Picture: Facebook

A "naive" Canberra woman has admitted being part of a bizarre extortion plot, in which her co-offenders demanded a man pay $25,000 to prevent a "hit" on his housemate's friend.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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