Bribe


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Bribe

To give money or some other compensation to another party so that party will violate rules. For example, a restaurant owner may offer a bribe to a health inspector so he/she will overlook a restaurant's violation of the city's health code. Bribery is a crime and a form of corruption. It is possible (and in many places common) in both the government and the private sector.
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They went to his house and offered him a bribe of Dhs4,000.
Local media have exposed details of the quick verification report in the bribery case, which accuses Mani of taking a bribe from the bar owners, as had been alleged by the bar owners.
It is not clear whether Morocco or France made the payment, although Morocco have been named in the indictment as being prepared to bribe for 2006.
Sources said the four were detained on Wednesday and were taken into custody on Thursday morning after a thorough operation during which the bribe amount was recovered by CBI.
Sharjah -- Two Iranian men stood trial in the Shariah Court of First Instance on the charge of offering a bribe to a Sharjah Police official.
Most international bribes are paid by large companies, usually with the knowledge of senior management, according to new OECD analysis of the cost of foreign bribery and corruption.
The court was told during the hearing that Shan Elahi demanded bribe amounting to Rs 10000 for making an accused judicial without recovery.
Of the possible bribe scenarios that Gallup asked about, Ukrainians who admit to paying bribes are most likely to say that they paid a nurse or a doctor to receive better care (83%), while more than one in four (28%) say they paid a police officer to avoid getting a ticket.
immigration officer has been arrested for accepting bribes in the form of cash and egg rolls from people seeking citizenship and green cards.
On the other hand, when one thinks about whether a bribe giver or bribe taker initiates the corruption transaction, non-cash bribes are more likely to be initiated by the bribe giver (especially when one envisions that the bribe giver is unaware of the 'price' of illegal services).
Gribkowsky is serving time for admitting that 27 million pounds given to him by Ecclestone during the sale of F1 rights several years ago was a bribe.
A $60,000 bribe paid during a trip to Las Vegas led to guilty pleas July 30 by former Fayetteville banker William B.