A court clerk has become the first person to be prosecuted and convicted under the Bribery Act 2010. The former magistrate’s clerk was prosecuted for accepting a £500 bribe not to record a road traffic offence. The maximum conviction for this offence is 10 years’ imprisonment. Sentencing will take place on 11 November 2011.

Further information

Click here for the Crown Prosecution Service press release.

Click here for the Nabarro Bribery Act web resource.