Extortion falls under the heading of Crimes Against Persons. This type of crime often involves two or more people, which is why investigators should take the crime of conspiracy into account when investigating crimes of extortion. When investigating extortion plots, investigators can often charge the conspirators in the plot with conspiracy to commit extortion. This assignment will explore the concept of an extortion plot as both a Crimes Against Persons crime and a conspiracy crime.
Please consider the following scenario:
- You are a seasoned investigator who has just made an arrest or arrests involving an extortion plot, and you are tasked with writing a summary of the crime and the conspiracy plot for your superiors.