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835. Penalties for Bank Bribery

Under either 18 U.S.C. § 215(a) or (b), if the item offered or given is greater than $1,000 in value, the offense is a felony punishable by up to 30 years imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $1,000,000 or three times the value of the bribe or gratuity, whichever is greater. If the thing of value is $1,000 or less, the offense is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment of up to one year and/or a similar fine.

[cited in USAM 9-40.000] [updated May 2016]

Updated May 9, 2016