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For other uses of the term bounty, see bounty (disambiguation).

A bounty is a monetary reward offered by a group or an individual, often a law enforcement organization, for the capture or retrieval of a person or an object. The person or object in question is a bounty head and the pursuer is a bounty hunter. According to legal precedents, a bounty cannot be placed on artificial lifeforms.[1][2]

Bounties can be cashed in electronically at special kiosks where a bounty hunter can insert his/her card to retrieve the bounty.[3]