18 U.S.C. § 875 : US Code - Section 875: Interstate communications

Search 18 U.S.C. § 875 : US Code - Section 875: Interstate communications

      (a) Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any
    communication containing any demand or request for a ransom or
    reward for the release of any kidnapped person, shall be fined
    under this title or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both.
      (b) Whoever, with intent to extort from any person, firm,
    association, or corporation, any money or other thing of value,
    transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication
    containing any threat to kidnap any person or any threat to injure
    the person of another, shall be fined under this title or
    imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both.
      (c) Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any
    communication containing any threat to kidnap any person or any
    threat to injure the person of another, shall be fined under this
    title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
      (d) Whoever, with intent to extort from any person, firm,
    association, or corporation, any money or other thing of value,
    transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication
    containing any threat to injure the property or reputation of the
    addressee or of another or the reputation of a deceased person or
    any threat to accuse the addressee or any other person of a crime,
    shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two
    years, or both.