If the witness was threatened after giving testimony - then their testimony wasn't "colored" but the intimidator still violated the law by threatening the witness after the fact.
What I stated as intimidating a witness BEFORE they gave testimony.
Another issue that the VP may be liable for is tortious interference
with business relationships.Tortious interference
, also known as intentional interference with contractual relations
, in the common law
, occurs when a person intentionally damages the plaintiff
or other business relationships. This tort
is broadly divided into two categories, one specific to contractual relationships (irrespective of whether they involve business), and the other specific to business relationships or activities (irrespective of whether they involve a contract
Tortious interference with business relationships occurs where the tortfeasor acts to prevent the plaintiff
from successfully establishing or maintaining business relationships. This tort may occur when a first party's conduct intentionally causes a second party not to enter into a business relationship with a third party that otherwise would probably have occurred. Such conduct is termed tortious interference with prospective business relations, expectations, or advantage or with prospective economic advantage.