Elements Common to Both Bribery and Gratuity Offenses
2. A thing of value;
3. A request or receipt by the official, or an offer or promise to the official, of that thing of value;
4. For the benefit of the official or (in the case of section 201(b) bribery) of some other person or entity);
5. With the requisite connection to an official act;
6. With the requisite intent.
[updated November 1998] [cited in USAM 9-85.101]
Updated February 19, 2015