Report: Chiefs’ Mathieu alleged victim in $5M extortion plot

A relative of Tyrann Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5 million from the Kansas City Chiefs safety.ESPN reported that Geourvon Keinell Sears, 21, allegedly threatened to reveal personal information to TMZ if he didn’t receive the money.Documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana contend Sears demanded $1.5 million from Mathieu in April, then raised the price to $5 million.While the alleged victim of the extortion plot is identified only by initials in court documents, Mathieu’s lawyer, Denise White of EAG Sports, confirmed to KMBC 9 in Kansas City that Mathieu was the target. White said Mathieu is working through a “private and personal family issue.”Sears is alleged to have told Mathieu’s friends that if the money was not paid, he would “kill you all.”

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