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Compounding a Crime in California

Is It A Crime To Witness One & Not Report It?

In California, compounding a crime is something that happens when money (or favors) is offered in exchange for helping hide/disguise evidence of a crime. This could be bribery, paying someone to lie when questioned by the police, or convincing someone to dispose of evidence. As the name suggests, if you’re caught compounding a crime, your […]