Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002)
Chapter XIII : Cyber Crime
87. Computer-related extortion, fraud and forgery
|(1)||A person who performs or threatens to perform any of the acts described in section 86, for the purpose of obtaining any unlawful proprietary advantage by undertaking to cease or desist from such action, or by undertaking to restore any damage caused as a result of those actions, is guilty of an offence.|
|(2)||A person who performs any of the acts described in section 86 for the purpose of obtaining any unlawful advantage by causing fake data to be produced with the intent that it be considered or acted upon as if it were authentic, is guilty of an offence.|
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