(720 ILCS 5/15-5) (from Ch. 38, par. 15-5)
    Sec. 15-5. Threat.
    As used in this Part C, "threat" means a menace, however communicated, to:
    (a) Inflict physical harm on the person threatened or any other person or on property; or
    (b) Subject any person to physical confinement or restraint; or
    (c) Commit any criminal offense; or
    (d) Accuse any person of a criminal offense; or
    (e) Expose any person to hatred, contempt or ridicule; or
    (f) Harm the credit or business repute of any person; or
    (g) Reveal any information sought to be concealed by the person threatened; or
    (h) Take action as an official against anyone or anything, or withhold official action, or cause such action or withholding; or
    (i) Bring about or continue a strike, boycott or other similar collective action if the property is not demanded or received for the benefit of the group which he purports to represent; or
    (j) Testify or provide information or withhold testimony or information with respect to another's legal claim or defense; or
    (k) Inflict any other harm which would not benefit the offender.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)