Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

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]

Updated September 19, 2018