Compounding a Felony

Definition - What does Compounding a Felony mean?

Compounding a felony is a type of an agreement between the victim and the person or party who has brought damages to the victim (felony). This agreement usually states that victim will not report or complain about the matter if reparations are made by the offending party.

Justipedia explains Compounding a Felony

What usually happens is that victim receives a monetary sum in return of the agreement. In most cases, this type of agreement is against law and considered as a type of a bribe.

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