California “Commercial Bribery” Laws

Commercial bribery is the corrupt1 payment of funds or something of value to an employee2 who owes a fiduciary obligation to an employer3 from another person desiring a benefit of some sort in exchange. The violation is found under Penal Code Section 641.3. Commercial Bribery Defined Commercial bribery takes place in a business setting or…

Bribery of Witnesses | California Penal Code 137 & 138 PC

Bribery of witnesses under California Penal Code § 137 pc entails the offense of giving a witness a bribe in connection with his/her testimony pertaining to a crime in a legal proceeding. It also involves the giving of a bribe to a witness in connection with his/her providing material information in connection to a crime…