Hush Money


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Hush Money

A bribe given in exchange for silence. That is, hush money is given to prevent a party from reporting a criminal. Hush money is common in organized crime, financial crime and other illegal acts.
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com/articles/trump-lawyer-arranged-130-000-payment-for-adult-film-stars-silence-1515787678) reported earlier in January that Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, had paid $130,000 in hush money to the adult star as part of a non-disclosure settlement weeks before the 2016 presidential election.
Washington DC [USA], Jan 13 ( ANI ): A former porn star, who reportedly received a $130,000 payment from United States President Donald Trump's lawyer shortly before the election, has quashed the allegations of receiving hush money.
One source said: "The BBC might describe them as contract negotiations but it looked like hush money to me.
Wade Robson, 30, suing the King of Pop's estate, has asked his legal team to get hold of the files on the hush money Jackson paid boys.
Lei asked another property developer who had benefited from his patronage to pay hush money of 3 million yuan to the blackmailers.
Refusing to pay the hush money, the proud father contacted Cairo authorities instead.
Emmerdale After trying to raise Carl's hush money, Cameron is in no mood to babysit Sarah, and sends her upstairs.
Emmerdale After a hard couple of days of trying to raise Carl's hush money, Cameron is in no mood to babysit Sarah, and sends her upstairs.
Prosecutors claim the principal suspects paid the defendant 15,000 euros as hush money.
Well, Network Change Team, it certainly doesn't feel like the People's Post Office, with your sham of a consultation exercise, forcing postmasters and postmistresses to sign hush money agreements and your stick the pin in the map to close a branch attitude
Well, Network Change Team, it certainly doesn't feel like the People's Post Office, with your sham of a consultation exercise, forcing post masters and mistresses to sign hush money agreements, and your stick the pin in the map to close a branch attitude.
The hush money, paid to Pat Breslin and Mark Fisher, is to cover up the alleged illegal nature of the strike and the part played in it by union reps.