Then he added, "You didn't try to blackmail him into quitting the election, did you?"
You should not use information you learn to blackmail, harrass or slander another person.
The order in Naples, which alone was afterwards recognized as the legitimate descendant of the Jerusalem community, was empowered to seize and confine anyone suspected of leprosy, a permission which led to the establishment of a regular inquisitorial system of blackmail.
Many of these minor chiefs had been expelled from their possessions, had taken refuge in the hills and forest, and retaliated upon the Mahratta usurpers by wasting the lands which they had lost, until the Mahrattas compounded for peace by payment of blackmail.
But, once free, he had no scruple in cheating the imperial brigand of his blackmail.