2009 California Penal Code - Section 2947 :: Article 3. Blacklist Or Extortion Of Discharged Prisoner

PENAL CODE
SECTION 2947

2947.  Any person who knowingly and willfully communicates to
another, either orally or in writing, any statement concerning any
person then or theretofore convicted of a felony, and then finally
discharged, and which communication is made with the purpose and
intent to deprive such person so convicted of employment, or to
prevent him from procuring the same, or with the purpose and intent
to extort from him any money or article of value; and any person who
threatens to make any such communication with the purpose and intent
to extort money or any article of value from such person so convicted
of a felony is guilty of a misdemeanor.


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