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A person is guilty of coercion in the second degree when he compels or induces a person to engage in conduct which the latter has a legal right to abstain from engaging in, or to abstain from engaging in conduct in which he has a legal right to engage, by means of instilling in him a fear that, if the demand is not complied with, the actor or another will:
...4. Accuse some person of a crime or cause criminal charges to be instituted against him;
In any prosecution for coercion committed by instilling in the victim a fear that he or another person would be charged with a crime, it is an affirmative defense that the defendant reasonably believed the threatened charge to be true and that his sole purpose was to compel or induce the victim to take reasonable action to make good the wrong which was the subject of such threatened charge.
Under the circumstances, however, it does not appear that this defense would apply.
You should be careful about referring to this court section ... just tell them that you are aware of it and want them to stop threatening you. Do not make any counter threat to file a complaint against them.
If you committed no crime, it doesn't really matter what report they make. Good luck to you in this difficult situation.
so are you saying they there chances of taking me to court would be slim unless they had some sort of proof the any sexual act took place in my state.( it took place in theirs where it is 16) they said they'll lie and say it happened in NY.
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