Whoever, under a threat of informing, or as a consideration for not informing, against any violation of any law of the United States, demands or receives any money or other valuable thing, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
Based upon title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 250 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 145,35 Stat. 1114).
Only minor changes were made in phraseology.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $2,000”.
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