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CRM 1500-1999

1544. Rewards -- 18 U.S.C. 1751(g)

Rewards of up to $100,000 are available from the Department of Justice under section 1751(g) for information and services concerning a violation of § 1751(a)(1). Federal, State, and local government employees are not eligible for such reward payments if the information or service is rendered in performance of official duties. A greater monetary reward might be possible under the new reward authority given the Attorney General pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3059B. See Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104-132, § 815(e), 110 Stat. 1214, 1315.

[cited in JM 9-65.300]