Common Forms of Bribery
Bribery is a crime in which one party offers another party a gift in exchange for preferential treatment in their legal or professional duties. While bribery can take many forms, those facing bribery charges of any type should take these accusations seriously, as conviction can come with strict penalties. The standard fine can be up to three times the value of the bribe in question and some cases can also result in lengthy jail sentences.
If you have been accused of bribery, it is of the utmost importance that you get an attorney who can protect your legal rights and interests. The experienced Milwaukee bribery defense attorneys at Hart Powell, S.C., have dealt with these kinds of sensitive cases before and we may be able to put our experience to work for you. Contact us today at (414) 271-9595 to begin working on your defense.
Types of Bribery
Bribes can take many forms and can occur in many different fields. Some of the more common instances of bribery include:
- Bribery of Witnesses in Court
- Bribery of a Public Official
- Bribery of Doctors
- Bribery of Foreign Officials
A bribery charge can reach a felony level, where the punishments are the most severe. However, an experienced attorney may be able to have the charges against you decreased in severity or in some instances, may be able to have the charges dismissed altogether.
If you have been accused of bribery or conspiring to bribe, you need to aggressively defend yourself. The tenacious Milwaukee bribery attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C., are ready to help. Call us today at (414) 271-9595 to discuss your legal options.