Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments
PART II.--PROHIBITED CONDUCT
Article 34: Crimes Against Persons
Statute 21-3428: Blackmail.
Blackmail is gaining or attempting to gain anything of value or
compelling another to act against such person's will, by threatening to
communicate accusations or statements about any person that would subject such
person or any other person to public ridicule, contempt or degradation.
Blackmail is a severity level 7, nonperson felony.
History: L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3428;
L. 1992, ch. 298, § 18;
L. 1993, ch. 291, § 42; July 1.