Australian Bureau of Statistics
1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011
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SUBDIVISION 062 BLACKMAIL AND EXTORTION
0621 Blackmail and extortion
The unlawful demanding with intent to gain money, property, or any other benefit from, or with intent to cause detriment to, another person, accompanied by the use of coercive measures, to be carried out at some point in the future if the demand is not met. This may also include the use and/or threatened use of face-to-face force or violence, provided there is a threat of continued violence if the demand is not met.
Demand money/property with menaces via indirect means e.g. a letter
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