Translation of extortion in Spanish:

extortion

extorsión, n.

Pronunciation /ɛkˈstɔːʃ(ə)n//ɪkˈstɔːʃ(ə)n//ɪkˈstɔrʃ(ə)n/

noun

Law

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    extorsión feminine
    that's sheer extortion! ¡eso es un robo!
    • For instance, extortion threats against online bookmakers have become an increasing problem in recent months.
    • It used to be that the gangs would never demand extortion money from the bars or restaurants in their own neighbourhoods.
    • At the least, we can ask that American citizens not pay extortion money to enemy governments in a time of war.
    • Brute force, extortion, and bribery are not a policy, they are the last refuge of a mafioso.
    • It's not gang turf warfare over drugs, prostitution, extortion or anything like that.
    • They cheated their own people and used extortion against them in doing the overlords' dirty work.
    • The evidence was that the threats made to him as a result of his failure to pay extortion money on the coffee plantation in Risaralda continued there.
    • Corruption and extortion are constant themes in the local press.
    • There was no extortion or threat that J.D. could avoid charges if he acted in some manner.
    • But charging extra is a bad practice and it is nothing short of extortion.
    • She is said to have made a roaring business out of extortion and prostitution.
    • The offence of blackmail is broadened from the current offence of extortion by certain threats.
    • Several times, the family had to pay extortion money to get him released from the illegal custody.
    • The underworld is once again making extortion threats to Bollywood figures.
    • Bribery puts dirty money into the hands of politicians, but corrupt politicians are exposed to extortion from mafiosos.
    • This technology is just too well suited to industry extortion for that not to be a significant driving force behind it.
    • Firms who experience such extortion threats should contact the police, Barrett advises.
    • He also runs a number of extortion rackets and has been convicted for damaging bars in and around Belfast.
    • They are on a mission to attain power by using economic extortion to dictate what people are allowed to eat.
    • If a policeman or a civilian asks for payment, remember extortion is a criminal offence no matter who does it.