Extortion ORC § 2905.11

Defined:
  • With purpose to obtain any valuable thing or valuable benefit,
  • Threatening to commit any felony,
  • Threating a person, damaging a person’s personal or business reputation, or damaging a person’s credit.
Potential Penalties:

Under Ohio law, extortion is a third-degree felony and can be penalized by a prison sentence of 9-6 months in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of extortion, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.