If you’ve got the time and want to read about a tragic modern-day shakedown by a Mafia-like organized-crime ring in Manassas Park, Virginia, I’ve got your story, and you can begin right here.
Unfortunately, though not really surprising, all efforts to get the local police to help have been futile, to say the least. For the whole background so far, see here (the entire collection of posts on the topic), and for updates on the continuing saga. You can also see here.
I sure hope the police can help this guy.