How is blackmail punishable?
Its a form of extortion which is a crime, months back someone tried to blackmail David Letterman. Instead of paying Letterman went public and to the police and the guy went to jail for his scheme. ...
Asked in Criminal Law, State Laws
What is the California Code Section for blackmail?
In California the applicable statute is known as the California Extortion and Blackmail Law. It is covered in California Penal Code 518-527. Under California law, extortion or blackmail are graded as felonies and are punishable by up to four years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000. ...
Asked in California
Statute of limitations for blackmail in California?
In California it will depend on what the specific blackmail charges are. Murder and other offenses that are punishable by death or life in prison, have no statute of limitations. If the felony can result in over 8 year in prison it is set at 6 years. Less that that they are set at 3 years. ...
Asked in Parts of Speech
What is the part of speech in blackmail?
"Blackmail" is either a noun or a verb, depending on how it is used. In the sentence, "She demanded that he pay her blackmail," "blackmail" is a noun. In the sentence, "She was blackmailing her ex-husband," "blackmail is a verb in the past progressive tense. ...
Asked in Philippines, International Laws
What is the punishment for blackmail in the philippines?
Blackmail falls under the crime of extortion in the Philippines. The court system varies on what they consider to be blackmail and the punishment varies depending on the severity of the case. ...
Asked in The Bible
Does the bible tell us how to respond to blackmail?
If you are following the Bible and open about your sins, you have no exposure to blackmail. ...
Asked in Movie Ratings
What are the ratings and certificates for Blackmail - 2005?
Blackmail - 2005 is rated/received certificates of: India:U