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I'm writing a story where the main character is trying to take down a very successful, established blackmail ring. I'm looking for some existing good stories about large-scale blackmail to get some character and dialog ideas.

The Big Sleep is an OK example, but since it's about just one incident (that ends pretty poorly for the blackmailer) that's not a perfect fit.

Ideally, I'm looking for a book you'd describe as "The Godfather, if the Corleones were primarily in the business of blackmail."

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Try the TV series Leverage. Blackmail abounds. –  Lauren Ipsum Jul 11 '13 at 20:19
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