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Bounty

A payment a local government or a bail bondsman gives to an individual who finds, arrests and takes a fugitive to jail. A bounty helps ensure that the government or bail bondsman recovers at least part of the bail owed if a person fails to come to a court date.
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BountyQuest's postings will be updated daily, providing potential Bounty Hunters with continuous opportunities to search for bounties related to their areas of expertise or interest.
All bounties will be held in escrow by BountyQuest and paid to the first Bounty Hunter who submits complete, matching information.
Kohn notes that the False Claims Act (FCA), which awards bounties to whistleblowers who report fraud by government contractors, has recovered some $25 billion in fraudulent billings by corrupt vendors since it was enacted in 1863, while paying out some $2.
The bounties are Marty "marty_smyth" Smyth, Nicky "NickyP0wer" Power, John "John0Shea" O'Shea, and Pete "PeteMurphy" Murphy.
The last time I wrote about a bounty tournament I was one of the bounties, so wrote about my strategy and also gave readers some advice about how you could knock us out.
Whistleblower bounties of up to 15 percent of recovered amounts are also available for smaller disputes.
The 2014 Flex Bounty Program Efficiency Report is an industry-first look at the economics and best practices of timed bug bounty programs and provides a first look into the world of paid bug bounties for mobile and web applications.
lt;p>New vulnerabilities in Chrome, Chromium -- the open-source project that Google uses to craft Chrome -- and plug-ins that ship with Chrome, such as Google Gears, are eligible for bounties, said Evans.