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Extortion Under Color of Official Right

Definition

A federal crime under the Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1951, roughly equivalent to taking a bribe, by which a public official takes something of value, to which the official is otherwise not entitled, for the performance of an official duty.

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United States v. Blagojevich