Compounding a Felony — Louisiana

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Elizabeth B Carpenter Law — Attorney New Orleans

 

White Collar Crime Attorney New Orleans

 

Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.

Compounding a Felony — La RS 14:131

Compounding a felony is the accepting of anything of apparent present or prospective value which belongs to another, or of any promise thereof, by a person having knowledge of the commission of a felony, upon an agreement, express or implied, to conceal such offense, or not to prosecute the same, or not to reveal or give evidence thereof.

Whoever commits the offense of compounding a felony shall be fined not more than $1,000.00 dollars or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than 2 years, or both.

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