Interesting article from The Gazette about an incident in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A burglar actually shot a man to get him to transfer a domain name to someone else, the burglar was also shot by the home owner.
From the article:
“(Hopkins) then forced Deyo to log on to his computer and tried to coerce Deyo to transfer a domain name to a third party,” the complaint states. The complaint does not identify the third party.
Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow confirmed the details of the criminal complaint, but said he could not provide any more information, including identifying the domain name in question
“I can’t give a lot of details on the investigation,” Buelow said. “This domain name is valuable and he wanted that transferred back to someone else.”