extortionist

[ik-stawr-shuh-nist]
noun
a person who engages in extortion.
Also, extortioner.


Origin:
1880–85; extortion + -ist

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extortion (ɪkˈstɔːʃən)
 
n
the act of securing money, favours, etc by intimidation or violence; blackmail
 
extortioner
 
n
 
extortionist
 
n

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Example sentences
They could charge extortionist's tolls during peak hours.
They suggested that he had made the tapes for extortionist purposes and had
  threatened their clients with them.
Even then, it is unlikely that the persons behind the fraudulent calls and
  extortionist threats would obey a court order.
Be sure to tell them that you're being targeted by an extortionist and give
  them all the details.
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