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Synonyms for extort

Synonyms for extort

to obtain by coercion or intimidation

Synonyms for extort

obtain by coercion or intimidation

get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner


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Frightening incident took place at 10:30 Turkish Local (GMT 07:30) on Halaskargazi Streets of E[currency]iE-li when a Syrian origin man just arrived his office where extorters beat him and grabbed his money.
The video shortcut depicts the extorters on the right: "If the Government forces on us, we will launch a civil war, a revolution," one of them said.
The power balance has dramatically changed and the ones who used to back the extorters, or provide a shady cover for their work, are gone or sidelined.
Protests raised slogans against the government and demanded for the instant eradication of target killers and extorters from the area.
I feel like naming and shaming the extorters, even if it leads back to France.
Many of the companies-victims of extorters do their business in violation of the law and as such they become an easy case for extortion by MPs, who need to return the money they spent for elections and to gain profit," the report reads.