Mississippi Extortion Attorney and Lawyer for Criminal Defense
Extortion is compelling or coercing another to commit an act or to withhold an act by means that overcome the others power to resist. Extortion can involve obtaining gain by wrongful methods, as by threat or intimidation. One example of extortion would be where a police officer tells you that he will not arrest you or take action against you if you pay him money. Another example of extortion would be where a public official threatens to have his department or agency to fail to do business with you unless you pay him money. There are many other examples of extortion.
It is critical that a trained and competent extortion attorney be retained in order to interview witnesses, gather evidence, conduct tests, and conduct other important actions, all of which could play a vital role in extortion defense. Early defense work cannot be underestimated.
Possible defenses against extortion charges and White Collar Crime charges can include lack of intent, insufficient evidence, and factually proving innocence. Anything you say can be used against you in court. Do not discuss the matter with any person until you’ve talked to the Law Offices of Attorney John R. Reeves, P.C., an informed Mississippi Extortion Attorney and Lawyer for Criminal Defense.
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