In some cases, the heads and other body parts of women have been used—like paper—to send messages of extortion.
There could be a number of potential crimes, not the least of which could be extortion.
There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.
Garafolo pled guilty to extortion charges in February of this year, according to court documents.
Did he participate in his own extortion and cancel his plans for a big Christmas premiere?
extortion and violent plunder could not therefore be the means employed.
The possibility of extortion which this method makes possible is evident.
This system of extortion continued until as much as eight or nine thousand dollars had been paid.
Of all men, Mark Twain was the last one to countenance an extortion.
Extreme corruption and extortion were practised in connexion with taxation.