Giving Christmas gifts was insufficient to support allegation of “bribery”

December 19, 2016

  • 63 Bribery
  • 63k1 Nature and Elements of Offenses
  • 63k1(1) In General

12-19-16Entertaining customers and prospective customers and giving Christmas gifts was not sufficient to support allegation of “bribery,” in violation of federal law, so as to support Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) action against competitors of plaintiff in trucking industry.

Lifschultz Fast Freight, Inc. v. Consolidated Freightways Corp. of Delaware, 805 F.Supp. 1277 (D.S.C., 1992)