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Extortion is the illegal obtaining of property from another with consent, which is obtained by the wrongful use of fear or force or posed as an official right. Personal Property includes money, goods, chattels, effects, evidences of rights in action, and written instruments effecting a monetary obligation or right or title to property.
The statute for Extortion is OKLA. STAT. tit. 21 § 1481, which states “Extortion is the obtaining of property from another with his consent, induced by a wrongful use of force or fear, or under color of official right.”
Elements of the Crime
In order to be convicted of Extortion in Oklahoma, the prosecution must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt. The criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are FIERCE ADVOCATES for every client and will hold the government to their burden in your case. In order to be convicted of this crime; the government must prove:
1) obtaining or attempting to obtain;
2) property, a signature to a writing transferring property, or a signature to a writing creating a debt, demand, charge, or right of action;
3) of another;
4) with the consent of another;
5) induced by force or threat.
Oklahoma Jury Instruction #5-32.
What the Skilled Lawyers at Cannon & Associates Can Do For You
Being charged with Extortion in Oklahoma is a serious matter. The Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are Fierce Advocates for Families and Freedom and will fight for you! At Cannon & Associates, we have extensive criminal defense experience, and will be with you every step of the way. We will take care to explain the issues and options to get you to your desired result and support you in this difficult time.
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