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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Official court documents stated that the Arab men were prosecuted after authorities received a complaint from their employer that they had taken bribe as commission in return for awarding a construction project to a company.
The county official impounded the motorcycle and demanded a bribe of Sh15,000, which he later increased to Sh17,000.
Now, it's bribe money,' Lacson told reporters in an interview on Wednesday.
The raiding team conducted raid and caught ASI red handed while taking bribe besides registering case against him in anti corruption police station T.
Kenyans cannot access good services because someone is interested in bending the law to take or give a bribe.
Kumar had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 5 lakh initially from the complainant in lieu of not implicating him in some false extortion case.
The 23-year-old accused was convicted of aiding and abetting the other defendant by offering him a bribe.
The survey, conducted by international anti-graft rights group Transparency International, found 69pc in India as saying they had to pay a bribe, followed by 65pc in Vietnam.
Police also issued a cartoon demonstrating how the lab technician, who was seconded from a recruitment agency, received the cash bribe.
Just 2% of 1,000 respondents polled by Exacta Research Group state that they wonat blame people who ask for bribes, while 98% donat justify them.
Design/methodology/approach: The Bribe Payer's Index for OECD and non-OECD countries are compared statistically to determine if there is a difference between the two groups.
Martsynkiv, Khutkyi and Reed (2006) report that Ukrainian citizens have a high level of both corruption perceptions and tolerance; nearly half are willing to bribe if needed, with one-fifth admitting to having paid a bribe in 2005.