Extortion Rider

The Extortion Rider provides protection in the event that an extortionist threatens a financial institution’s employees or property. The person receiving the threat must make a reasonable effort to report the extortionist’s demands to an associate, the FBI, and the local law enforcement authorities.

Sample Rider
Coverage Summaries of Bond Riders

Claims Example
  • An extortionist arrives at a bank president’s home and holds the president, his family, and a visiting neighbor captive. The extortionist places a demand to the executive vice president for $1,000,000 for the release of the captives without harm. The executive vice president notifies the chairman of the board, the FBI, and the local police department. The demand amount is covered under the Extortion Rider, up to the limit of liability.

  • Coverage is extended for the loss of property surrendered as a result of threats to cause bodily harm or hold captive one or more of the following individuals: directors, trustees, employees, or partners of the financial institution or relatives or guests of one of the foregoing.
  • Also covered: property surrendered as a result of a threat to do damage to property.
  • Coverage is provided on a worldwide basis.

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