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Extortion involves one party acquiring money from a victim through threats or intimidation. Extortion can occur as a one off incident or be related to organised crime groups and include political corruption.

What is blackmail and extortion?

Blackmail and Extortion are serious crimes that carries a penalty of up to 14 years’ imprisonment. WHAT IS EXTORTION? Extortion is sometimes confused with blackmail. Although there are a lot of similarities between the two crimes, and the sentencing guidelines...

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