Maine Revised Statutes

§904. Private bribery

1.    A person is guilty of private bribery if:
A. He promises, offers or gives any pecuniary benefits to
(1) an employee or agent with the intention to influence his conduct adversely to the interest of the employer or principal of the agent or employee;
(2) a hiring agent or an official or employee in charge of employment upon agreement or understanding that a particular person, including the actor, shall be hired, retained in employment or discharged or suspended from employment;
(3) a fiduciary with the intent to influence him to act contrary to his fiduciary duty;
(4) a sports participant with the intent to influence him not to give his best efforts in a sports contest;
(5) a sports official with the intent to influence him to perform his duties improperly;
(6) a person in a position of trust and confidence in his relationship to a 3rd person, with the intention that the trust or confidence will be used to influence the 3rd person to become a customer of the actor, or as compensation for the past use of such influence; or [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
B. He knowingly solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit, the giving of which would be criminal under subsection 1, paragraph A. [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
2.    Private bribery is a Class D crime.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).

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