Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

I loaned a married woman money after sleeping with her.she said she's not paying it back and then I texted her and told her I would go explain what happened as far as her cheating to the husband. Is that blackmail or am I breaking the law in any way?

Asked on 5/13/10, 7:07 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

You can possibly go to jail for extortion.

If you want to get paid, your remedy is to sue her in court, not be a criminal.

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Answered on 5/18/10, 6:33 pm

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