Blackmail Quiz

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1. The mens rea of blackmail is that the defendant must have an intention to make a demand with menaces and

  • D must do so with a view to gain for himself or another, or, with an intent to cause a loss to another
  • D must have made an unwarranted demand with menaces
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2. The demand must be warranted

  • False
  • True

3. In Harry the threats were so mild as to not amount to menaces

  • True
  • False

4. The case relating to the unwarranted demand test is Harvey

  • True
  • False

5. In the case of _____ the defendant had received 'rubbish drugs' and when he couldn't get his money back he threatened the victim's family with ****

  • Harvey
  • Harry
  • Treacy


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