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US jury deliberates in Stamos extortion trial

 FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 photo, actor John Stamos is honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovar...
 Actor John Stamos signs an autograph for a fan Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two p...
 Actor John Stamos signs an autograph for a fan Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two p...
 Actor John Stamos greets fans Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two people charged wit...
 Actor John Stamos greets fans Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two people charged wit...
 Actor John Stamos poses for pictures with fan Jessica Rose Cambio on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., dur...

People Stamos Extortion

FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 photo, actor John Stamos is honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovar...

People Stamos Extortion

Actor John Stamos signs an autograph for a fan Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two p...

People Stamos Extortion

Actor John Stamos signs an autograph for a fan Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two p...

People Stamos Extortion

Actor John Stamos greets fans Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two people charged wit...

People Stamos Extortion

Actor John Stamos greets fans Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., during the trial of two people charged wit...

People Stamos Extortion

Actor John Stamos poses for pictures with fan Jessica Rose Cambio on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 outside the federal courthouse in Marquette, Mich., dur...

Jurors in a small Michigan city are deliberating in the trial of two people accused of trying to extort $680,000 from actor John Stamos by claiming they had photos of him with cocaine and strippers.
The jury heard closing arguments earlier Thursday in federal court in Marquette.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Maarten Vermaat called it a "get-rich-quick scheme" by Allison Coss and Scott Sippola. He doubts Shakespeare could have come up with such a plot.
Coss and Sippola are charged with conspiracy and other crimes. They insist they had unflattering photos of Stamos from a trip to Florida in 2004. The FBI says no embarrassing pictures exist.
Defense lawyer Sarah Henderson said the pair was "in over their heads" but committed no crime. Stamos listened from the front row.