Bribery

Did you actually commit bribery?

If you attempt to influence a public official in California, you could be charged with bribery. However, there are many elements to a bribery case that must be proven if the state hopes to convict you of the charge. Depending on the facts of a case, you could be...

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Understanding the types of bribery

If you are facing bribery charges in California, you should know the type of bribery you are accused of committing and the potential penalties. Here's what you need to know. What is bribery in California? According to California statutes, a bribe is something offered,...

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What does passive bribery involve?

The typical image of bribery involves someone offering cash or perks as a way to procure something illegally. California "bribe-givers" don't usually operate in a vacuum. Bribery requires more than one participant to occur. The person receiving the bribe may break the...

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