Title 76 - Utah Criminal Code - Chapter 6 - Offenses Against Property - Part 5 - Fraud - Section 514 - Bribery or threat to influence contest.

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76-6-514 Bribery or threat to influence contest. A person is guilty of a felony of the third degree if:

(1) With a purpose to influence any participant or prospective participant not to give his best efforts in a publicly exhibited contest, he confers or offers or agrees to confer any benefit upon or threatens any injury to a participant or prospective participant; or

(2) With a purpose to influence an official in a publicly exhibited contest to perform his duties improperly, he confers or offers or agrees to confer any benefit upon or threatens any injury to such official; or

(3) With a purpose to influence the outcome of a publicly exhibited contest, he tampers with any person, animal, or thing contrary to the rules and usages purporting to govern the contest; or

(4) He knowingly solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any benefit, the giving of which would be criminal under Subsection (1) or (2).

Enacted by Chapter 196, 1973 General Session