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A public officer or employee who:
1. Asks, receives or agrees to receive a fee or other compensation for official service or employment either:
(a) In excess of the fee or compensation allowed by statute therefor; or
(b) Where a fee or compensation is not allowed by statute therefor; or
2. Requests money, property or anything of value which is not authorized by law, from any person regulated by the public officer or employee, and in a manner which would cause a reasonable person to be intimidated into complying with the request to avoid the risk of adverse action by the public officer or employee,
commits extortion which is a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order the person to pay restitution.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 197.170. Extortion by public officer or employee - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-15-crimes-and-punishments/nv-rev-st-197-170.html
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