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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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Ele said he received reports that Salcedo has been extorting money from arriving and departing passengers, including Filipinos who are working abroad.
Meanwhile, prosecutors Monday transferred a 17-year-old boy, one of 10 boys arrested earlier this year on suspicion of extorting money from the victim, to the Nagoya Family Court.
They consider extorting money their right," Meena adds.
According to Media Reports, as if this was not enough, the transporters are also extorting 'Eidi' from the commuters returning from their native lands to their places of duties/businesses.
Thomason, 25, of Archibald Place, Edinburgh, was caught and jailed for five years in July 1993 when he admitted extorting pounds 25,000 and trying to extort pounds 40,000.
The Osaka District Court on Friday sentenced a 33-year-old man to 10 years in prison for raping three women over five years and extorting money from them before and during his imprisonment, adding to his 15-year prison term for different rapes and other crimes.
The five are suspected of extorting money from an Armenian immigrant living in Los Angeles and of kidnapping a relative of his in Moscow, according to a federal grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday.
Toyota's statement was made the day after police arrested a pair of alleged "sokaiya" racketeers on suspicion of extorting pounds 96million from Japan Airlines since November 1995 in return for not disrupting shareholders' meetings.
com, was selling defective storefront software and service packages and extorting thousands of dollars in additional "executive mentoring" fees from its customers when they could not use the software packages.
KARACHI -- Sindh Food Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar while taking notice of news reports about extorting money by Food Department officials from small flour mills (Atta Chakkiyan) at Hala, has formed an inquiry committee to submit report within three days.
A swimming coach has been charged in the Court of First Instance with blackmailing his ex-girlfriend and sending her very personal photos to her uncle, and extorting Dh2,000 from her.
Kohima, Apr 20 ( ANI ): The young business community of Nagaland, which has recently started their business in the state, has complained of Naga militant outfits extorting money from them.
Paul Bhatti has taken strong notice that some people are extorting money from the Sanitary workers of CDA and formed a committee to investigate the matter.
TV actor Takayasu Sugiura, who plays the title character on ''Ultraman Cosmos,'' a popular children's TV show, was arrested Friday on suspicion of punching a vocational school student and extorting money from him in 2000, police said.
PACOIMA - Police arrested a Pacoima man Wednesday on suspicion of extorting money from the 76-year-old owner of seven coin-operated laundry businesses in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said.