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bribe

a length of flawed or damaged cloth removed from the main piece
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They asked him to turn a blind eye on their illegal taxi business and that they would help him financially and he accepted the bribe," a 29-year-old Emirati policeman said in official records.
Sukesan as stating that Mani had been paid a bribe of Rs1.
Blazer said in his testimony: "I agreed with other persons in or around 1992 to facilitate the acceptance of a bribe in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 World Cup.
offered the bribe in exchange for the release of N.
Bribes were promised, offered or given most frequently to employees of state-owned enterprises (27%), followed by customs officials (11%), health officials (7%) and defence officials (6%).
Regardless of whether they took part in these bribes, nearly half of all Ukrainians say at least one of these types of bribery is morally acceptable.
In regard to the timing of bribes, prepayment is likely in instances where the corrupt interaction is repeated (eg, annual vehicle safety inspections where a bribe is paid to get vehicles 'passed' or certified; see Lambsdorff and Teksoz (2004); also Heinzen (2005)).
Front companies belonging to Ecclestone based in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean islands, and a foundation belonging to his wife, channelled the bribe money to Gribkowsky.
Hemm, 33, a former loan officer for defunct ANB Financial of Bentonville, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to bribe a bank officer and misapplication of bank funds.
Scruggs, known as the "King of Torts" for his tobacco, asbestos and insurance-related lawsuits, lost a motion to vacate one of two convictions for attempting to bribe two state circuit court judges.
The paper carries on the series of articles about the US findings about the bribe in Telekom in 2005 and discloses parts of the appeal of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.