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Buying or selling beer is Interstate Commerce
Extortion under color of law occurs when a government official uses his position to instill fear to obtain a willing payment from a victim.
Interstate commerce is when a business purchases items from a business in another state.
Title 18 of the United States Code deals with Federal Crimes.
When a business which engages in Interstate Commerce has its assets depleted through extortion thereby curtailing the potential to engage in Interstate Commerce the extortion violates Federal Law including The Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. §1951.
When two or more government officials engage in extortion it triggers the Federal Conspiracy statute 18 U.S.C. §371.
Federal Lawsuits are filed in Philly at 6th and Arch and cost about $350 to file.