Extortion

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.

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What is Extortion?

Extortion is a serious crime that carries a penalty of up to 14 years’ imprisonment. Due to the nature of the offence, it is often associated with white collar crimes. What is Extortion? Extortion is sometimes confused with blackmail. Although there are a lot of similarities between the two... Read more

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