Extortion falls under the heading of Crimes Against Persons. This type of crime often involves two or more people, which is why investigators should take the crime of conspiracy into account when investigating crimes of extortion. When investigating extortion plots, investigators can often charge the conspirators in the plot with conspiracy to commit extortion. This assignment will explore the concept of an extortion plot as both a Crimes Against Persons crime and a conspiracy crime.
Please consider the following scenario:
You are a seasoned investigator who has just made an arrest or arrests involving an extortion plot, and you are tasked with writing a summary of the crime and the conspiracy plot for your superiors.
- Invent a plot using what you know about the crimes of conspiracy and extortion. Use your imagination for the crime itself.
- The written summary and should be one page in length, and will count as your completed assignment.
This individual work should include the following:
- An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
Your response must be thought-provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture, or other sources you used to complete the assignment.
You may use your text or the Internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources according to APA guidelines.