Texas Federal Bribery Defense Attorney
A charge of federal bribery 18 U.S.C. Section 201 involves claims that one offered something of value with the intent to influence a person in a position of authority in the act of his or her public or legal duties. This may include public officials, witnesses, jurors, and even foreign persons. A federal bribery conviction can result in large fines and very long prison sentences. If you are charged with federal bribery you need an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you.
It is important to note that bribery charges go both ways – not only could the person allegedly offering the bribe face federal charges, but a person may be charged with a federal offense for allegedly seeking to receive a bribe. If you have been charged with receiving a bribe, call or email Carl Haggard today.
The penalties for a federal bribery conviction may include:
- A maximum of 15 years in a federal penitentiary.
- A fine of 3 times the bribe value.
- Disqualification from ever holding many public offices and positions of employment, including with the U.S. government.
If you are have been charged with federal bribery or are being investigated for bribery in Texas or anywhere in the United States, call 832-328-0600 or email Carl Haggard today for a free confidential evaluation of your situation. Carl is an Ex-District Chief Prosecutor with over 30 years of experience. Carl has a verifiable winning record and will aggressively fight for you. When you contact us you will speak directly to an attorney and our defense legal team will immediately go to work to provide you the best defense possible.
Carl Haggard is located in Houston Texas and is licensed to provide federal defense in all Texas federal judicial districts as well as throughout the United States.
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