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Orlando, Florida Extortion Defense Attorney

Defense Against Extortion Charges in Orlando, Florida

Florida Extortion Defense Law Firm in OrlandoIf you or someone you care about has been charged with extortion in Orlando or in any other place in Florida you should contact our Florida extortion defense lawyers as soon as possible.

Extortion is a serious criminal offense which occurs when a person unlawfully obtains either money, property or services from a person(s), entity, or institution, through coercion. Extortion is a crime that does not require the money to actually be obtained by the offender to be criminally charged.

Crimes of Extortion

Coercion relating to Extortion is commonly associated with the use of threats or physical force, including but not limited to:

  • Threats to do bodily injury.
  • Threats to expose secrets and / or harmful information.
  • Threats to accuse the victim of a crime.
  • Giving money or something of value to influence the conduct of a person in a position of trust or influence.

Crimes of extortion generally are common in nature as they all attempt to illegally gain money, property, or services by means of intimidation, threats, bribes, or character vilification. Other crimes which may sometimes be associated with extortion may include, but are not limited to bribery, blackmail, and in cases which are of a physical nature, assault and / or battery, and in certain cases homicide.

The Orlando extortion defense attorneys at Dicembre & Nace in Orlando, represent those facing criminal extortion charges in Orlando and the surrounding Central Florida areas. For a free confidential legal consultation, please call us at (407) 649-199, or fill out our online form and we will contact you back shortly

While bribery and blackmail are completely different crimes in nature, they can both be contributing elements of in an act of extortion.

Extortion using Bribery involves giving money or something of value to influence the conduct of a another who occupies a position of trust or authority. Concurrently, the person accepting a bribe has also committed a crime.

Extortion using Blackmail involves threatening another person's reputation or organization by means of potential disclosure of harmful or sensitive information that could be damaging if released or made public. It does not matter if the information used in blackmail is true or false.

Another form of extortion involves so called "protection" for a fee, initiated through intimidation by organizations or criminal enterprises.

Contact our Florida Extortion Defense Lawyers in Orlando

If you have been charged with extorttion in Orlando or in any other place in Florida contact us today. Each of our Florida extortion defense attorneys has the experience and skills necessary to assist you in your case. If you have been arrested or charged in Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere or anywhere in Central Florida and Orange County, call us today at (407) 649-1999 or fill out our online form for a free consultation.

 

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