extortionist

or ex·tor·tion·er

[ ik-stawr-shuh-nist ]
/ ɪkˈstɔr ʃə nɪst /

noun

a person who engages in extortion.

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Origin of extortionist

First recorded in 1880–85; extortion + -ist
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