707-765 Extortion in the first degree. (1) A person commits the offense of extortion in the first degree if the person commits extortion:

(a) Of property, labor, or services the value of which exceeds $200 in total during any twelve-month period; or

(b) By making or financing any extortionate extension of credit, or by collecting any extension of credit by extortionate means.

(2) Extortion in the first degree is a class B felony. [L 1979, c 106, pt of 1; gen ch 1993; am L 2008, c 147, 5]


Case Notes


Evidence sufficient to convict defendant under this section; evidence showed that victim borrowed $1,100 from brother and gave it to defendant; when victim borrowed the money, it became victim's money. 103 H. 68 (App.), 79 P.3d 686 (2003).



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