Bribery

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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Bribes vs. gifts

Anyone in Los Angeles who occupies a position that involves the exercise of governmental, executive or professional authority will almost certainly see their actions scrutinized. Exchanges of any types of benefits involving such individuals can quickly escalate to...

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Can you go to jail for bribery?

Over the past few years, public corruption and bribery cases have been on the headlines — the giving of money and favors in exchange for benefits from those hired to serve the public. Formally, these bribery charges have broadened to include anyone working in a public...

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