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Extortion is a serious criminal offense related most often to public corruption and organized crime. Extortion may be charged as a state or federal crime, although this is dependent upon the particular circumstances of the offense. The consequences for extortion can be very severe, so it's important that you enlist the defense of an experienced lawyer at the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. right away.

Types of Extortion

Following are three common types of extortion as well as the penalties that may be imposed under federal law:

  • Blackmail is a form of extortion defined under federal law as demanding or receiving money as the result of making a threat of informing or as payment for not informing, any violation of the law. This offense may be punishable by imprisonment for up to one year, by a fine, or by both a fine and imprisonment.
  • Using the postal system to deliver any type of communication with the intent of committing extortion or blackmail may be punishable by up to 2, 5 or 10 years in prison, depending on the nature of the threat as well as who is targeted (for example, a 10-year term of imprisonment may be implemented if the target was a United States judge or federal law enforcement officer.)
  • Receiving, concealing, disposing of or possessing the proceeds of extortion may be punishable by imprisonment for 1 to 3 years as well as fines.

Defense Against Extortion Charges

If you have been arrested for extortion or are the subject of a federal investigation of this kind, it is important that you consider talking to an attorney from the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. about your case. An experienced legal professional will know how to approach the matter and take action to protect your Constitutional rights while asserting your interests and seeking the best possible resolution.

Miami criminal defense lawyer Michael Mirer offers a free initial consultation to discuss your situation and what he can do to assist you.

If you would like to fight the many penalties associated with extortion charges in Florida, contact a Miami federal defense attorney today.

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