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Moreover, when pressures for bribes are repeated and chronic, they become an "additive and cumulative toll of daily hassles" (Grzywacz et al.
Every journey starts with a step, and on this day we want everyone not to bribe or take a bribe,' said Cynthia Kerubo, the awards communication director.
A Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) supervisor, who tests cars' roadworthiness, has been jailed for six months for taking bribes to pass cars that failed the technical tests.
AP) DUBAI: The investigation into corruption at FIFA has heard how a senior official took bribes of at least $1 million in return for voting for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, UK national daily The Guardian reported.
GHALANAI -- Residents of Tehsil Pandialy blamed the NADRA officials of Yaka Ghund center for asking bribes in the office for doing the legal works of the applicants.
Millions of people are forced to pay bribes for public services and it is the poor who are most vulnerable," said Jose Ugaz, chair of Transparency International.
Just 2% of 1,000 respondents polled by Exacta Research Group state that they wonat blame people who ask for bribes, while 98% donat justify them.
Lorenzo, who prosecutors said received bribes himself from Ng, said payments were also made to other unnamed foreign officials.
US authorities have traced over $1 billion to a conspiracy involving a Venezuelan magnate who allegedly paid bribes to obtain contracts from Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, according to US court papers made public.
Purpose: To determine if the OECD Convention against bribe giving in international business has been effective in reducing the propensity of firms to give bribes.
During his remand, he confessed to taking the bribe besides naming other CDA officials who were also allegedly involved in taking bribes.
As described by Osipian (2009), bribes in Ukrainian higher education institutions can be initiated by the student or the professor; in exchange for various forms of payment (often financed by the students' parents) students are granted the opportunity to improve their grade on an exam, resit exams, or gain entrance into institutions, circumventing standard practices.