Blackmail and Extortion Crimes in Texas: What’s the Difference?

September 16, 2020

Did you know that one of the most commonly committed online crime in 2019 was extortion? 

Both blackmail and extortion are methods of getting innocent bystanders to act in a certain way. But, what exactly are blackmail and extortion crimes in Texas? What’s the difference between the two? More importantly, what happens if you get charged with extortion or blackmail? Learn everything you need to know below.