18 U.S.C. § 873 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 873. Blackmail
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Whoever, under a threat of informing, or as a consideration for not informing, against any violation of any law of the United States, demands or receives any money or other valuable thing, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
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