§ 4109. Rigging publicly exhibited contest.
(a) Offense defined.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if, with intent to prevent a publicly exhibited contest from being conducted in accordance with the rules and usages purporting to govern it, he:
(1) confers or offers or agrees to confer any benefit upon, or threatens any injury to a participant, official or other person associated with the contest or exhibition; or
(2) tampers with any person, animal or thing.
(b) Soliciting or accepting benefit for rigging.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if he knowingly solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit the giving of which would be criminal under subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Participation in rigged contest.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if he knowingly engages in, sponsors, produces, judges, or otherwise participates in a publicly exhibited contest knowing that the contest is not being conducted in compliance with the rules and usages purporting to govern it, by reason of conduct which would be criminal under this section.
Cross References. Section 4109 is referred to in sections 911, 5708 of this title; section 3304 of Title 5 (Athletics and Sports); section 5552 of Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure).Section: Previous 4105 4106 4106.1 4107 4107.1 4107.2 4108 4109 4110 4111 4112 4113 4114 4115 4116 Next
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