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CRIMES AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE


Bribery

A person is guilty of bribery if:

  • He offers, confers or agrees to confer upon another
  • any pecuniary benefit as consideration for or to obtain or influence the recipient’s decision, opinion, recommendation, vote or other exercise of discretion as a public servant or party official, or
  • any benefit as consideration for or to obtain or influence either the recipient’s decision, opinion, recommendation, vote or other exercise of official discretion in a judicial or administrative proceeding or the recipient’s violation of a known legal duty as a public servant or party official.

Punishment for Bribery can be up to two to ten years in prison and up to a $100,000 fine. Representation by criminal defense attorney is always recommended.

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