What is a Substantial Step for a Hobbs Act Robbery?

The Hobbs Act is a federal statute that makes it a crime to commit robbery, meaning the taking of the personal property of another without his or her consent and by unlawful force, or extortion, meaning the obtaining of property from another without his consent, induced by the wrongful act of actual or threatened force, violence or fear or “under color of official right.” It is often seen in bank robberies and robberies of Brinks trucks, as the following case describes. What is a substantial enough step necessary to commit the crime? To find out, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/what-is-a-substantial-step-for-a-hobbs-act-robbery.html

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