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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
Evans v. United States
Citation:504 U.S. 255, 112 S.Ct. 1881, 119 L.Ed.2d 57 (1992)
Evans (Defendant) was an elected member of the Board of Commissioners of DeKalb County, Georgia. An undercover FBI agent who was investigating public corruption spoke with him on the phone and then gave him a check and cash as a campaign donation. However, Evans failed to report the cash donation on his tax and campaign-financing disclosure forms. Evans was charged with and convicted of extortion in violation of the Hobbs Act.
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