Boston Extortion Defense Attorney
Massachusetts Attempted Extortion Laws
To prove a person guilty of attempted extortion, the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant verbally or written maliciously threatened the victim with the intent to get money. The prosecution could also prove extortion if the defendant is a police officer or employee of licensing authority and maliciously acts with his power to compel the victim to act against his will.
Massachusetts Attempted Extortion Penalties
If the defendant is convicted of attempted extortion, the defendant can face up to 15 years in state prison or not more than 2 ½ years in jail. The defendant could also face up to a $5,000 fine.
Massachusetts Attempted Extortion Defense Lawyer
Attempted extortion is a very serious crime. If you are a member of a licensing board, law enforcement or a business owner, an extortion charge can have tremendous effects on your life, employment or business. It is very important to have an experience defense lawyer on your side. Attorney Jason Chan will create an aggressive legal defense for your case.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your extortion case.