Thesaurus / extortion

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China has no reason to give the green light to such a deal, which is dirty and unfair and based on bullying and extortion.

In a ransomware attack, the bandits typically demand an extortion payment, usually denominated in a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin.

Hackers often target businesses, shutting down technology and stealing data before demanding up to millions of dollars in extortion money.

In Tripoli they helped protect the city after Haftar launched his offensive on the capital in April 2019, but for years they have been accused of behaving like criminal gangs, engaging in extortion and plundering state funds.

NBCUniversal Vice Chairman Ron Meyer stepped down from the entertainment company after revealing that he made a secret settlement with a woman with whom he had an affair and received extortion threats.

She fixed her eyes upon the victim of her husband's extortion, and in an instant they were filled with tears.

Fardorougha, The MiserWilliam Carleton

Too many "make clean the outside of the cup and platter, but within, they are full of extortion and excess."

With extortion in all its forms Skinadre, for instance, was familiar.

Let it be understood that no charges are here made of injustice or extortion on the part of the railway companies.

Monopolies and the PeopleCharles Whiting Baker

Do not think, however, that you shall enjoy the fruits of your extortion?

The Poor ScholarWilliam Carleton

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