By TheGreatAndPowerfulDerp - 13/09/2020 05:02
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As dumb as he is for trying to bribe the cop, the cop is still pretty corrupt for taking the money at all. This is why people are protesting...because so many police are bad and never held accountable.
how fast were you going? Also the cop may have seen it as a good life lesson, "money doesn't always get you everything". a lesson many have not learned and never need to. you were stupid enough to commit a felony to save some money, and he taught you an expensive lesson AND did not arrest you for being stupid. take the win, I dislike cops, but he was being nice, and far less corrupt than had he let you just walk from the ticket because you can afford a bribe. next time just apologize, ask for a high fine if it cost points off the license and don't exclusively speed. and don't worry this lesson is free XD
Pretty sure he may have kept it and put it into evidence in case you contested the charges. You deserve what you get. However, you may not be out of the woods. Whether the cop arrests you or not, if that money is entered into evidence and he has a body cam, you may serve jail time once you go before a judge. I dont think “he kept the bribery money”. I think he booked the evidence of your unbelievable stupidity. I understand some countries and culture work where bribery is normal every day business (some countries allow you to declare on taxes bribes spent for credit on tax breaks) but most western countries prosecute for this exact reason. I can cite multiple cases in the 20’s and 30’s how much of a problem bribes from mafias caused. Its why its usually a felony when caught.