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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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An RTA inspector has gone on trial accused of taking bribes from six drivers who were using their cars as illegal taxis.
I and others on the FIFA executive committee agreed to accept bribes in conjunction with the selection of South Africa as the host nation for the 2010 World Cup," Blazer said in his testimony.
Prosecutors levelled 521 charges against the defendant, who was said to have accepted bribes and forged RTA e-documents and e-transactions between October 2004 and January 2012.
Global Banking News-February 11, 2015--HDFC official says corporates using shell companies to pay bribes in India
A notable example of one of Zarrab's bribes was an extremely expensive Swiss watch worth 300,000 Swiss francs (TL 700,000) given to Ecay-layan, one of several bribes accepted by the former minister.
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.
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.
In the first case, the Public Prosecution had accused the Chief Executive Officer of a major petroleum company, and a former adviser to the Minister of Manpower of accepting bribes from the Assistant CEO of a company.
The same story is repeated at the power department where a government official seeks bribes for installing a meter connection.
Summary: A manager of a company has been charged with collecting bribes totalling Dh1 million from the manager (identified as K.
In the East African region the report found that 70% of Kenyans had paid bribes to access service.
immigration officer has been arrested for accepting bribes in the form of cash and egg rolls from people seeking citizenship and green cards.