Nevada Revised Statutes Section 199.240 - Crimes and Punishments

Bribing or intimidating witness to influence testimony. A person who:

1. Gives, offers or promises directly or indirectly any compensation, gratuity or reward to any witness or person who may be called as a witness in an official proceeding, upon an agreement or understanding that his testimony will be thereby influenced; or

2. Uses any force, threat, intimidation or deception with the intent to:

(a) Influence the testimony of any witness or person who may be called as a witness in an official proceeding;

(b) Cause or induce him to give false testimony or to withhold true testimony; or

(c) Cause or induce him to withhold a record, document or other object from the proceeding,

is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $50,000.

Last modified: February 25, 2006