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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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Ga said the local police decided to conduct the entrapment after a citizen's complaint was passed to them from Hotline 8888 about policemen extorting money from motorists.
140-JB and Mohammad Irshad resident of Toba Tek Singh for extorting money amounting to Rs 3,50,000 from a citizen Irshad Ahmad.
BEIRUT: A Syrian man residing in Lebanon was charged with extorting a Syrian woman living abroad Monday, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], August 10 ( ANI ): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested Sahil Rajpal, grandson of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Radhe Shyam, for allegedly extorting money by making spoof calls.
Television station giant GMA Network clarified that the two men caught by policemen extorting P100,000 from a 58-year old businessman last Wednesday ceased to be connected with the company.
S, faced charges of blackmailing, making threats to defame the complainant and extorting money.
A senior school student, who was extorting $100 from a student of the 9th grade, was detained in Jety-Oguz district, head of Jety-Oguz police Tilek Tyukebayev said.
THREE men were last night being quizzed by police investigating allegations that thugs were extorting money from members of a Birmingham community.
She also denied extorting cash from the golf star, despite the fact he paid her a reported $10million to keep silent about their relationship.
A TRAFFIC inspector and four police personnel have been booked for allegedly extorting money from a bus operator in northeast Delhi.
Six sports reporters have been arrested on charges of extorting money from players and teams.
So extorting money from a sick young lady and someone who confesses to friends that he is just using her because of her money is what he terms moral values and good behaviour.
Police arrested former Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina yesterdayon charges of extorting money from a businessman.
Brick ran to Larry Hoover, who was the head of the [Black] Gangster [Disciples] Nation at that time, trying to get him to stop us from extorting from him.
I accuse him of extorting $2 million from this representation.