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10 U.S. Code § 927 - Art. 127. Extortion

Any person subject to this chapter who communicates threats to another person with the intention thereby to obtain anything of value or any acquittance, advantage, or immunity is guilty of extortion and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 74.)

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May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 127), 64 Stat. 141.

The words “of any description” are omitted as surplusage.