Woman accused of extorting family

Police: Camille Brown threatened to extort Rowland Schaefer family

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested a woman who, they say, tried extorting a family for $3 million.

Police arrested Camille Brown, 31, of Plantation, on Tuesday.

According to investigators, Brown sent a threatening email to the Rowland Schaefer family, saying she would release derogatory information about them unless she was paid $3 million.

Undercover FDLE agents contacted Brown, who agreed to sell the documents to the agents. She was arrested in Boynton Beach after they met with her.

Brown is the daughter of a former housekeeper for the Schaefer family.

Brown was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail.

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