Bribery & Corruption
About the Charges
Bribery and corruption charges involve a serious violation of public trust. As such, they are commonly scrutinized by both prosecutors and the media. If you are currently facing bribery or corruption charges, you will need a lawyer who can help you weather the storm coming from the district attorney or the media. You can find dedicated legal defense by coming to the Law Office of John L. Venza Jr. I began my legal career spending several years as a criminal prosecutor, a background which gives me an edge in defending my clients' rights. Due to the fact that I have practiced on both side of the courtroom, I have a first-hand understanding of the strategies that will be used against you. Call or visit my office now for a confidential consultation about your case.
What crimes are charged as bribery or corruption?
There a number of possible bribery and corruption offenses you may be charged with in Texas. These include:
- Improper influence
- Tampering with a witness
- Obstruction of justice
- Making a gift to a public servant by a person subject to his jurisdiction
- Offering a gift to a public servant
Consequences of Being Convicted
In the event that you are convicted on charges of bribery or corruption, your reputation could be ruined for the rest of your life. If you are a public official, a conviction can virtually take you out of public life, destroying your credibility in addition to exposing you to the possibility of steep fines and time in jail or prison. It is absolutely critical to hire a lawyer who can help you fight the charges while limiting the amount of damage that the situation causes to your career. I am an attorney who can do that. Avoid discussing the case with anyone but your attorney, and take action now by contacting me for help.