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Intimidating witness felony

(a) Intimidation of a witness or victim is preventing or dissuading, or attempting to prevent or dissuade, with an intent to vex, annoy, harm or injure in any way another person or an intent to thwart or interfere in any manner with the orderly administration of justice:(1) Any witness or victim from attending or giving testimony at any civil or criminal trial, proceeding or inquiry authorized by law; or(2) any witness, victim or person acting on behalf of a victim from:(A) Making any report of the victimization of a victim to any law enforcement officer, prosecutor, probation officer, parole officer, correctional officer, community correctional services officer or judicial officer, the secretary of the department of social and rehabilitation services or any agent or representative of the secretary, or any person required to make a report pursuant to K.

Related Offenses Similar to the crime of witness intimidation or other criminal intimidation, the Massachusetts General Laws also criminalize bribing or attempting to bribe a juror (G. Contact us today for a free and confidential consultation at 617-263-6800 or online. He took the time to talk to me about my case whenever I needed ....

Intimidating a Witness A person is guilty of intimidating a witness if a person, by use of a threat against a current or prospective witness, attempts to: (1) influence the testimony of that person; (2) induce that person to elude legal process summoning him or her to testify; or (3) induce that person to absent himself or herself from such proceedings.

Intimidating a Witness is a Class B Felony punishable up to 10 years prison and a $20,000.00 fine.

Defenses Very often, these charges involve very little evidence.


 
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