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     22-30A-4.   Theft by threat. A person is guilty of theft if the person obtains property of another by threatening to:
             (1)      Inflict bodily injury on anyone or commit any criminal offense;
             (2)      Accuse anyone of a criminal offense;
             (3)      Expose any secret tending to subject any person to hatred, contempt, or ridicule, or to impair any person's credit or business repute;
             (4)      Take or withhold action as an official, or cause an official to take or withhold action;
             (5)      Bring about or continue a strike, boycott, or other collective unofficial action, if the property is not demanded or received for the benefit of the group in whose interest the actor purports to act;
             (6)      Testify or provide information or withhold testimony or information with respect to another's legal claim or defense; or
             (7)      Inflict any other harm which would not benefit the person making the threat.

Source: SDC 1939, §§ 13.3901, 13.3902, 13.3907; SDCL, §§ 22-31-1, 22-31-2, 22-31-5; SL 1976, ch 158, § 30A-10; SL 2005, ch 120, § 53.


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