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Bribery

There are numerous additional bribery offenses in New York, including receiving a bribe, bribery for public office, commercial bribery, bribery of a labor official, sports bribery, rent gouging and others.§ 200.04 Bribery in the first degree.To learn more about how I can help protect your rights, call my office at 718-720-1000 for a free initial consultation.

A person is guilty of bribery in the first degree when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon a public servant upon an agreement or understanding that such public servant's vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or exercise of discretion as a public servant will thereby be influenced in the investigation, arrest, detention, prosecution, or incarceration of any person for the commission or alleged commission of a class A felony defined in article two hundred twenty of the penal law or an attempt to commit any such class A felony. Bribery in the first degree is a class B felony.

§ 200.03 Bribery in the second degree

A person is guilty of bribery in the second degree when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit valued in excess of ten thousand dollars upon a public servant upon an agreement or understanding that such public servant's vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or exercise of discretion as a public servant will thereby be influenced. Bribery in the second degree is a class C felony. To learn more about how I can help protect your rights, call my office at 718-720-1000 for a free initial consultation..

§ 200.00 Bribery in the third degree

A person is guilty of bribery in the third degree when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon a public servant upon an agreement or understanding that such public servant's vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or exercise of discretion as a public servant will thereby be influenced. Bribery in the third degree is a class D felony.

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