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Extortion in a business?

YES, extortion can and will happen in any business of modern society. Extortion happens when information or property in obtained by violence, threat to harm reputation, or by (MORE)

What does extort mean?

It refers to the appropriation of someone else's property (money or other material) through the use of threats or violence. According to the Oxford Guide "American Law," extor (MORE)

What is extortion?

"criminal offense which occurs when a person unlawfully obtains either money, property or services from a person(s), entity, or institution, through coercion." - Wiki

What is a sentence for extortion?

The mobsters were found guilty of money laundering and extortion. If you are talking about the penalty, it is usually 1 year in prison but could differ depending on the exten (MORE)
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What is an example of extortion?

An example of extortion would be when criminal robs a bank by giving a banker a threatening note. The criminal used the tactic of fear to coerce the banker in giving him the m (MORE)
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Is extortion bribery?

No... they are in some way kind of opposites... Extortion is that a threat of some kinda has been made, and unless some sort of payment is made. The threat will be carried ou (MORE)