CA Penal Code Section 519

Fear, such as will constitute extortion, may be induced by a threat of any of the following: 1.To do an unlawful injury to the person or property of the individual threatened or of a third person. 2.To accuse the individual threatened, or a relative of his or her, or a member of his or her family, of a crime. 3.To expose, or to impute to him, her, or them a deformity, disgrace, or crime. 4.To expose a secret affecting him, her, or them. 5.To report his, her, or their immigration status or suspected immigration status.
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Aug. 19, 2023

§ 519’s source at ca​.gov