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Florida Statutes 836.05 - Threats; extortion

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Current as of: 2012
Whoever, either verbally or by a written or printed communication, maliciously threatens to accuse another of any crime or offense, or by such communication maliciously threatens an injury to the person, property or reputation of another, or maliciously threatens to expose another to disgrace, or to expose any secret affecting another, or to impute any deformity or lack of chastity to another, with intent thereby to extort money or any pecuniary advantage whatsoever, or with intent to compel the person so threatened, or any other person, to do any act or refrain from doing any act against his or her will, shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
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jerald: ...
What is the statute of limitations on extortion? And how is it calculated? From the date of the offense?
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May 18, 2012
joe lampe: ...
What is the statute of limitations on extortion.
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September 04, 2012
Charles67: ...
I received a red light ticket and I was wondering if a letter wanting $158.00 or I would then receive a utc? (ticket, I suppose), could be construed as extortion or blackmail. They want money or they'll give me a ticket. Either way they want some money and I believe that they are resorting to blackmail (extortion) to get it.
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August 04, 2013

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