Mich. pair lose appeal in John Stamos extortion

** FILE ** In this Nov. 13, 2008 file photo, John Stamos arrives to the Broadway opening of "Billy Elliot The Musical," in New York. ((AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, file))

April 16, 2012 10:50:00 AM PDT
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a man and woman from Michigan's Upper Peninsula who were accused of trying to blackmail actor John Stamos.