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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In addition to the bribe, the man who was buying the items on behalf of his company had allegedly promised to share of the money he would make by excluding the real weight of materials from the invoices, according to court documents.
After discussing the issue with his superiors, the immigration officer was tasked to pretend agreeing to take the PRO's bribe. The police then apprehended the PRO in a sting operation, catching him red handed offering the bribe.
Kenyans had to pay Sh7,241 to follow up on their pension, S,400 to register and collect land title deeds and Sh6,052 to get agricultural extension services.At the bottom of the services that Kenyans pay for is a Sh200 bribe to apply for the National Social Security Fund card, a PIN number from the Kenya Revenue Authority, with a S60 bribe required to get a National Hospital Insurance Fund card.
The SSP said that during the course of investigation it was found that the complaint was correct and the accused was released after taking bribe. The bribe money of Rs 0.4 million were also recovered from the possession of SHO and HC.
Monika Jankovska: I have never taken a bribe, neither as a judge nor as state secretary nor as private person.
While public-sector corruption comes in multiple shades, acts of financial corruption, such as demanding bribes, 'speed money' and commissions are the most pervasive forms.
The raiding team conducted raid and caught ASI red handed while taking bribe besides registering case against him in anti corruption police station T.T Singh.
The 23-year-old accused was convicted of aiding and abetting the other defendant by offering him a bribe.
In the survey of more than 20,000 people in 16 countries spanning the Asia-Pacific region, an estimated 900 million said they had to pay a bribe at least once in the past one year.
Police also issued a cartoon demonstrating how the lab technician, who was seconded from a recruitment agency, received the cash bribe.
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.
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.