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Sextortion: The Problem And Solutions

by Benjamin Wittes, Cody Poplin , Quinta Jurecic, Clara Speravia Lawfare
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Prosecutors colloquially call it “sextortion.” Legally speaking, there’s no such thing. The word is a kind a prosecutorial slang for a class of cases that do not correspond neatly with any known criminal offense.