Questionable Payment

Questionable Payment

A payment that may be illegal or unethical. In brief, a questionable payment is a suspected bribe.
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Now when Fifa's own ethics committee has finally handed a 90-day suspension over a questionable payment made by Blatter to Michel Platini, the head of Europe's football associations, Blatter still doesn't resign.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What was once a dizzying array of international websites, questionable payment processes and repeated headaches for Asian-American consumers has now become simple, safe and enjoyable thanks to Mosbeau Inc.
At the DCF, our Fraud Detection and Investigation Unit investigators are in constant contact with licensors when they receive hotline tips or see questionable payment patterns.
And while there have been a few high-profile examples of what appears to be questionable payment packages, I haven't yet seen much rethinking of how those programs should be structured.
It is a prescription which would dramatically transform the Saudi economy, reduce or eliminate the corruption, luxuriant privilege and questionable payment of commissions that are such central themes of Islamist critics of the royal family, and create a more incentive-oriented economy capable of attracting private-sector investment.
Opposition deputies were stunned that the PRI refused to allow any further inquiry into the questionable payment.
The audit documented multiple questionable payments by disgraced former AFC president and FIFA vice president Mohammed Bin Hammam.
PayPal, based in San Jose, California, said it voluntarily reported questionable payments it had processed.
Three different local authorities have come under scrutiny from the Wales Audit Office over payments to senior executives, either through secret pay rises or other questionable payments.
Lawmakers have been pushing for changes in response to reports critical of the EBT system, including a state audit in May that found millions of dollars in questionable payments to people who were dead or otherwise ineligible for benefits.
The organization should leverage information obtained by financial executives about questionable payments and transactions, along with internal control gaps or weaknesses identified during their daily course of business, as a data point within its fraud risk assessment process.
Over 400 US companies admitted then making illegal or questionable payments to foreign officials, politicians, and organizations to influence their decisions.