What is another word for extortion?

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[ ɛkstˈɔːʃən], [ ɛkstˈɔːʃən], [ ɛ_k_s_t_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n]

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Extortion is a crime where one person demands something from another person in order to receive a benefit, such as money, property, or services. The threat of force or the use of coercion, intimidation, or threats is often used to get what the extortionist wants.

Extortion can be a very serious crime. The victim may fear for their safety and/or their property, and may feel that they have no choice but to comply with the demands of the extortionist. Extortion can also have a lasting impact on the victim's life, causing them to lose money, property, or peace of mind.

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