2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.67 Compounding crime.


946.67 Compounding crime.


(1) Whoever receives any property in return for a promise, express or implied, to refrain from prosecuting a crime or to refrain from giving information bearing on the probable success of a criminal prosecution is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.


(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the act upon which the actual or supposed crime is based has caused a loss for which a civil action will lie and the person who has sustained such loss reasonably believes that he or she is legally entitled to the property received.


(3) No promise mentioned in this section shall justify the promisor in refusing to testify or to produce evidence against the alleged criminal when subpoenaed to do so.

946.67 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 1993 a. 486.

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