Victims of Extortion

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The Kraut Law Group is a criminal defense firm that serves clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses. However, due to Michael Kraut's former position as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office and his unique relationships with high level law enforcement officials at both the State and Federal level, and within the criminal justice system, the Kraut Law Group additionally offers guidance and services to victims of extortion schemes who are uncomfortable going to law enforcement or need a high level of discretion.

Many executives, professionals and similarly situated individuals are or have been the victim of extortion attempts by unscrupulous parties who threaten to reveal embarrassing or damaging information unless they are paid off. People like this target wealthy individuals and try to bilk them out of as much money as possible. Often, the victims do not know where to turn and fall prey to their extortionists.

Mr. Kraut is retained, and consults, with individuals several times per month who are either married or in public positions and are being extorted. These professionals have either met people on dating websites or other places and the people they met now are trying to gain a financial advantage by threatening to compromise the client's private life. This happens more commonly then people realize.

It is important to know that if any money is paid, then the extortionist will continue to threaten to reveal the compromising facts and continue their scheme. Mr. Kraut has helped dozens of professionals to keep their lives private with the utmost of discretion.

Attorney Michael Kraut can offer and guidance and assistance to extortion victims. He is highly respected in the legal and criminal justice community and has compiled and presented cases against extortionists to law enforcement with no publicity or fanfare. Mr. Kraut can also intercede on a victim's behalf to make the extortionist cease their demands permanently without the need for law enforcement intervention.

These situations can be extremely delicate and no one appreciates that more than Michael Kraut. He has significant experience in dealing with situations of this nature and is highly adept at resolving his client's predicaments. Often these situations require discretion and must be handled delicately. This is why it is imperative that you have a skilled attorney such as Michael Kraut to provide guidance and assistance during your ordeal.

If you are an extortion victim and would like more information about the types of assistance is available to you, and to schedule your free consultation, contact Michael Kraut at the Kraut Law Group. Mr. Kraut can be reached 24/7 at 888-334-6344 or 323-464-6453.

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