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SENTENCING - Extortion - Imprisonment - Probation - Deterrence - Denunciation - Seriousness of offence

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 @ 8:06 AM  

Sentencing of Hunt, who pleaded guilty to extortion after he threatened to post nude photographs of his ex-romantic partner on Facebook. Hunt made the threats against the complainant X after she ended their relationship. Hunt told X via text that he would post the material unless she told her friends they had not separated. He also indicated he intended to kill himself. X acquiesced to prevent Hunt from harming himself and from posting the pictures. Hunt was 22 years old and had no prior convictions. He...