Improper Influence Law and Legal Definition

Improper Influence is a way of corruptly influencing a public servant. Such influence induces or tends to induce a public servant to act on any basis other than the merits of the matter. Improper influence could be through threatening or bribery. Generally, through improper influence, a person corruptly solicits or demands for the benefit of any person, or a public servant accepts or agrees to accept, anything of value from any person, intending to be influenced or rewarded in connection with any business.