The penalty is increased to three years’ imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros if it involves a death threat.
The penalty is increased to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros if it involves a death threat.
When they are committed because of the victim’s membership or non-membership, true or supposed, of a specific ethnicity, nation, race or religion, the threats provided for in the first paragraph of article 222 -17 are punished by two years’ imprisonment and a fine of 30,000 Euros, those provided for in the second paragraph of this article and in the first paragraph of article 222-18 are punishable by five years of imprisonment and 75,000 Euros fine, and those provided for in the second paragraph of article 222-18 are punished by seven years of imprisonment and 100,000 Euros fine. The same penalties are incurred when these threats are made because of the
Legal persons may be declared criminally liable under the conditions provided for in article 121-2 for the offenses defined in this paragraph.The penalties incurred by legal persons are:
1 ° The fine, in accordance with the terms provided for in article 131-38;
2 ° The penalties mentioned in 2 ° to 9 ° of article 131-39;
3 ° The penalty mentioned in 1 ° of article 131-39 for the offenses defined by articles 222-17 (second paragraph), 222-18 and 222-18-1.
The prohibition mentioned in 2 ° of article 131-39 relates to the activity in the exercise of which or on the occasion of the exercise of which the offense was committed.