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Criminal – Extortion – Hobbs Act – Bulgarian National – Interstate Commerce – Sentencing – Vulnerable Victim (access required)

In this prosecution of defendants for a scheme to extort money by threatening a Bulgarian national and his family who recently had arrived in the U.S., although the bank account used by the Bulgarian to make payments to defendants also was used for personal expenses, the account's use for business expenses as well fulfilled the ...