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Questionable Payment

A payment that may be illegal or unethical. In brief, a questionable payment is a suspected bribe.
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Questionable payments running into tens of millions of shillings were made to people without national identity cards and to others who gave duplicate names.Mr Ouko also notes that millions of shillings were spent on people who did not sign any vouchers.
Renault earlier this month flagged questionable payments to a distributor in the Middle East and said the findings could lead to legal action in France.
Five NCPB officials, an assistant chief and a trader were arrested on Monday by the EACC detectives probing questionable payments for maize delivered to the board.
A good tool should track the money, or capture data from reimbursement forms filed afterward, and alert compliance officers of questionable payments.
we believe these directors can and should be called to task for countenancing such highly questionable payments. We, on the other hand, have created hundreds of billions of dollars of value for stockholders over the last 30 years by convincing boards and CEOs to take the steps necessary to greatly increase the value of their companies.
Swiss prosecutors on Thursday confirmed they were checking whether "questionable payments" to an ex-Mongolian finance minister were linked to Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mining project, adding the Anglo-Australian mining company was "not an accused", Reuters reported.
In November Diageo, the UK-based producer of Johnnie Walker whiskey, sued Mallya, his son Siddharth and the Mallya entity United Spirits Ltd for nearly $200 million for breach of contract and making questionable payments made by affiliated companies, among other claims.
It is also seeking about $141 million over questionable payments made by companies affiliated with Mallya.
The other 25 questionable payments in the sample were reviewed in some way by the Engineering Audit Office, but auditors found most of those evaluations to be inadequate and incomplete.
Identification of questionable payments led to an internal investigation that included forensic analysis of the records.
The audit documented multiple questionable payments by disgraced former AFC president and FIFA vice president Mohammed Bin Hammam.