Extortion (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Digests

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Violette,
2013 BCCA 31 (CanLII)
4 years Offender also sentenced for possession of firearm (2 years). He was a member of the Hells Angels criminal organization.
R v Ste. Marie,
2009 ABCA 177 (CanLII)
15 months
R v Vonhiltgen,
2007 BCSC 601 (CanLII)
9 months extortion
R v Rode,
2007 ABCA 393 (CanLII)
2 years less a day CSO also charged with assault , unlawful confinement; Joint Recommendation sentence
R v R.L.B.
(1992), 131 A.R. 216 (Alta C.A.)
9 months age 47; offender threatened to publish sexually explicit photographs of his ex-wife to extort forgiveness of child support; appealed from 2 years; images acquired through trust
R v Li (Y.H.)
(1996), 184 A.R. 395 (Alta. C.A.)
2.5 years offender threatened serious bodily harm and death to the complainant, his wife and child, over 1.5 years, in order to extort $22,000; offender claimed to legitimately be owed the money.
 R v Adrian,
2001 ABPC 40 (CanLII)
4.5 years offender entered the hotel room of the victim and demanded $700 owed for drugs;  The offender and an accomplice took the victim to where they might get money; at each location, the victim was beaten for failing to get the money; victim taken back to hotel, beat him and stabbed him in hand