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to obtain by coercion or intimidation

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obtain by coercion or intimidation

get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

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In this sense by threatening to enforce an already established law, the extorter can effectively enforce a variety of unwritten rules; since selective enforcement need not be limited to a single law each law that is selectively enforced provides government actors with an increasingly wider range of rent they can extract.
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.
I feel like naming and shaming the extorters, even if it leads back to France.