2015 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 1 - OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
TITLE 13 - OF CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
CHAPTER 7 - Extortion
Section 519.

CA Penal Code § 519 through (2015) Leg Sess What's This?

519. Fear, such as will constitute extortion, may be induced by a threat of any of the following:

1. To do an unlawful injury to the person or property of the individual threatened or of a third person.

2. To accuse the individual threatened, or a relative of his or her, or a member of his or her family, of a crime.

3. To expose, or to impute to him, her, or them a deformity, disgrace, or crime.

4. To expose a secret affecting him, her, or them.

5. To report his, her, or their immigration status or suspected immigration status.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 71, Sec. 123. Effective January 1, 2015.)

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