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corrupt

1. (of a text or manuscript) made meaningless or different in meaning from the original by scribal errors or alterations
2. (of computer programs or data) containing errors

corrupt

[kə′rəpt]
(computer science)
To destroy or alter information so that it is no longer reliable.
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7212(a)'s omnibus clause, the government must prove that the defendant "corruptly ...
"He [Barasa] is charged with several offences against the administration of justice, including corruptly influencing or attempting to corruptly influence ICC witnesses", the ICC said in a statement on Wednesday.
The disaster resulted from deficiencies in a stadium unfit for purpose and the incompetence of police officers who corruptly attempted to destroy evidence of their culpability and to blame innocent football followers.
"Pfizer Russia used the Hospital Program to make cash payments to individual government healthcare professionals to corruptly reward past purchases and prescriptions of Pfizer products, and to corruptly induce future purchases and prescriptions," the Justice Department said in the filing.
Baxter, Shorpshire, pled guilty to corruptly giving Maylam gifts and consideration and Behagg, of Cambridge, was convicted of corruption.
Then, Chevron's GC was quoted as saying: "Throughout the course of this litigation, judges corruptly operating in concert with the plaintiffs' lawyers have created, rather than corrected, injustice."
A TOTAL of 15 people have appeared in court charged in connection with an investigation into an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences in Nuneaton.
FIFTEEN people have appeared before Birmingham magistrates over an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences.
FIFTEEN people, including two from West Yorkshire, have appeared in court charged in connection with an inquiry into an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences.
The men, three from the UK and one from Belgium, were convicted at Southwark Crown Court of conspiring to corruptly obtain payments in relation to the projects which were based in Iran, Egypt, Sakhalin Island (Russia), Singapore and Abu Dhabi, over the period 2001 to 2009.
"It was decided to test whether Sarfraz Ibrahim was prepared to act corruptly and to see whether Saifur Khan would be prepared to facilitate and assist in his behaviour."
The third element, corruptly and willfully: The third element of a violation of the FCPA is that the person intended to act corruptly and willfully.