Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in United States v. Ring, upheld a conviction for bribery under the public sector honest-services fraud statute, expanding the definitions of "corrupt payments" and "official action," and thus making it easier for federal prosecutors to secure convictions under this statute.
U.S. Appellate Court Expands Reach of Anti-Bribery Statute
The Legal Intelligencer
February 27, 2013
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