Section 330. Extortion

The penalty for extortion shall be applied to any person who with intent to obtain an illicit gain for himself/herself or others compels a person to act in a manner which leads to loss or risk of loss for him/her or a person he/she acts for, by
  1. a.
    other unlawful conduct than that which falls within the scope of section 327, first paragraph, or
  2. b.
    improperly threatening to make an accusation or a report to the police of a crime, or to present harmful information.
The penalty for extortion is a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years.