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- He was a proud and independent man who was opposed to unemployment insurance and never hesitated to whine, whimper, wheedle, and extort for as much as he could get from whomever he could.Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (10% in)
- Colonel Korn was the lawyer, and if Colonel Korn assured him that fraud, extortion, currency manipulation, embezzlement, income tax evasion and black-market speculations were legal, Colonel Cathcart was in no position to disagree with him.Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (14% in)
There are no more uses of "extortion" in Catch-22.
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