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Man tried to blackmail capt Morgan
22 Jan 2015 17:05
England's one-day captain Eoin Morgan was the target of a recent blackmail attempt, the England and Wales Cricket Board has revealed.
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The ECB said today it received an email from an Australian man demanding a "five-figure sum" to prevent him revealing details regarding a relationship Dubliner Morgan had with a woman five years ago to newspapers in the UK and Australia.
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ECB officials in Australia approached the man after discussions with UK Police.
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The man concerned is currently in a relationship with the woman former Ireland international Morgan had a relationship with, and when confronted he admitted and apologised for his actions.
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ECB managing director Paul Downton said: "We will not allow anyone to disrupt our team's preparation or performance in the Tri Series and as we build up to the World Cup.
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"I am pleased that this issue has now been brought to a swift conclusion.
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"At this point we'd like to thank the Metropolitan Police for their advice, which assisted us in dealing with this in the swiftest possible manner."
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