Man's extortion "inspired by the Sopranos"

A man accused of extortion says that he got the idea from the American TV series "The Sopranos". News Agency TT reports that the suspect sent threatening letters to a businessman in the southern town of Hässleholm, then smashed windows and finally broke into the victim's house.

TT reports that the police lay in wait for the suspect to deliver another letter, then arrested him. And that during police questioning the man said he was inspired by "The Sopranos".