Extortion, Penal Code 518
If you have been charged with Extortion, contact Los Angeles Criminal Defense
Attorney, Robert M. Bernstein today.
Penal Code § 518. Extortion is the obtaining of property from another, with his consent,
or the obtaining of an official act of a public officer, induced by a
wrongful use of force or fear or under color of official right, otherwise
known as blackmail.
Extortion can carry penalties of up to 4 years in state prison.