Miss New Jersey Gets Second Threatening Package

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Another attempt to force Miss New Jersey to give up her title.

Amy Polumbo's lawyer says she's received a second package containing a threatening letter and possibly some new photos. The package has been given to state investigators.

Polumbo said last Thursday someone was trying to blackmail her with old photographs and a demand that she relinquish her crown by Friday.

She refused, and so far it appears the photos haven't been made public.

The lawyer, Anthony Caruso, hasn't said what the first set of photos showed, but said Friday it was the captions on the photos that troubled Polumbo, not the images. He would not reveal what the captions said.

Beauty queen doesn't know who wants to hurt her.

Miss New Jersey says whoever is trying to blackmail her must be "very miserable" and she feels "really bad" for that person.

Amy Polumbo appeared on NBC's "Today" show to discuss the threatening packages demanding that she give up her crown. Polumbo says they contain anonymous letters and photographs with fictitious captions and may also be doctored.

The beauty queen says the photographs appeared on her Facebook page and do not contain nudity or show her engaging in any illegal activity, such as underage drinking.

However, her lawyer says Miss America contestants have to abide by a moral turpitude clause, and they are awaiting the outcome of an investigation.


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