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False Report of Crime

Is it illegal to falsely report a crime? Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 269, Section 13A punishes people who falsely report a crime. To be convicted of this offense, the person reporting the crime must have acted deliberately and not made a mista… Read More
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Intimidate a Witness

Is it illegal to intimidate a witness? Yes. A person who is threatens, attempts to physically harm, or harasses a witness can be charged with Witness Intimidation under M.G.L. c. 268, § 13B. Conviction could result in 10 years imprisonment or a fine… Read More
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