Charged with Extortion in Calgary?
Defined as a criminal offense, extortion involves the use of intimidation, coercion, or threats as a means to obtain a good or service from another individual. Unlike theft or robbery, extortion charges are characterized by the willingness of the victim to succumb to the demands of the accused.
Under the Criminal Code of Canada, extortion is a serious white collar crime, bringing with it heavy penalties, perhaps resulting in a long-term prison sentence, depending on the severity surrounding your charges. Minimize the penalties you may face for blackmail by consulting with our , Alberta – 1-587-315-0666.
Extortion Charges and Penalties in Alberta
Extortion encompasses a series of criminal acts – blackmail, bribery, ransom, etc. – and as such, under the Criminal Code of Canada, carry heavy prison sentences, which are typically pursued to the fullest by Crown prosecutors.
Crown prosecutors have been known to seek:
- Heavy monetary fines: $1,000–$10,000+
- Probation and/or parole
- Restitution for victims
- Significant prison sentences
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