Q: Will I face a damaging lawsuit if I tell someone I will expose them online?
A: As Yoda said: "Do or do not. But, threaten you shall not." Extortion is the making of a threat to disclose personal or damaging information in order to gain an advantage. As for libel or slander, "Truth is an absolute defense" so if what you post is true and you can prove it, unlikely they would prevail in a lawsuit. But any lawsuit can be damaging, particularly if you are the defendant. You might want to have a consultation with a local attorney about the specifics.
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