MTV News at nite May 4th 1993

Floyd Death Threats

"27 year old Canadian musician Gerald Jackman has been charged with extortion, after he sent a letter to Pink Floyd manager Steve O'Rourke threatning to kill the band, if he did not recive 2.2 million dollars:"

Private Number Called

"A spokesman for London Metropolitan Police Force said the group initialy took no notice to the death threat, but became more concerned when a telephone call was made to one of their private unlisted numbers."

Tracked Down By Interpool

"Jackman was tracked down by Interpool following his second demand to deliver the money to an address in Toronto."