SELECTED CASE LAW
In  84 WCB (2d) 716, the Crown sought a publication ban for the victim who had a positive and influential reputation in the community. Mr. M stole intimate photos from the victim’s car and then attempted to extort money from her. He was charged with one count of extortion and one count of possessing pictures belonging to the complainant contrary to section 355(b) of the Criminal Code. The accused was expected to plead guilty to criminal harassment and have the extortion charged withdrawn.
Criminal Offence(s): Extortion