BLACKMAIL
LexInter | January 31, 2002 | 0 Comments

BLACKMAIL

PENAL CODE (Legislative Part)
Section 2: Blackmail
Article 312-10
Ordinance nº 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
Blackmail is the act of obtaining, by threatening to reveal or impute facts likely to affect honor or reputation, either a signature, a commitment or a waiver, or the revelation of a secret , or the delivery of funds, securities or any good.
Blackmail is punishable by five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros.

 

Article 312-11
Ordinance nº 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
When the blackmailer has carried out his threat, the penalty is increased to seven years’ imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 euros.

 

Article 312-12
The attempt of the offenses provided for in this section is punishable by the same penalties.
The provisions of article 311-12 are applicable to the offenses provided for in this section.

 

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