If you have been arrested in the Orlando area for the charge of extortion in violation of Title 18, Chapter 41 of the USC, the professionals of Finebloom & Haenel are available to defend you.
Extortion is defined as unlawfully obtaining either money, property or services from a person, entity, or institution, through coercionor threat. Chapter 41 of the USC describes all of the different types of extortion and threats. There are several:
- Section 871 covers extortion and threats against the president of the United States. If you in any way threaten, or make threats against, the President or Vice President, you can be imprisoned for five years
- Section 872 states that if you are an official, or if you pretend to be an official of the United States and you commit or attempt to commit extortion, you can be imprisoned for one year.
- Section 873 makes it a crime to demand money or other compensation in exchange for withholding information. If you violate this section, you face one year in a federal prison.
- Section 878 states that if you threaten or try to extort money from a foreign official or official guest of the United States or some other type of officially protected person, you are subject to five years in federal prison.
- Section 880 makes it a crime to receive the money or property obtained through an extortion or threat. To do so subjects you to a year in federal prison.
If you have been charged with any of these crimes, the law office of Finebloom & Haenel is standing by to talk to you. We provide a zealous defense to all of our clients. Our attorneys are experienced and dedicated to your defense.
Call us now for a free consultation. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to take your call at 407-218-6277.