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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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1] takes the value 1 if a student reported to have bribed and 0 otherwise.
Females, students attending institutions located in small cities, and students who have bribed in secondary education are found to have a higher probability to bribe for exams, whereas perceiving bribing as a crime is associated with a lower probability of bribing.
A better alternative, analogous to leniency in antitrust, may be a scheme open to both briber and bribed, where immunity is awarded only to the first party that reports, while the other party will incur stronger sanctions.
Democrats will raid Republican and mixed areas, since they can ens ure all bribed voters will specifically vote for them.
To avoid open-set nonexistence problems and the need to use some type of [Epsilon]-equilibrium solution concept, we assume that all unbribed legislators who are indifferent between the alternative x and the status quo s vote for s and that all bribed legislators who are indifferent between x and s (given the offered bribes) vote for the outcome preferred by the vote buyer who bribes them last.
Bin Laden had bribed an official of the revenue division of Pakistan to the tune of 50,000 Pakistani rupees ( ` 28,179) to obtain an NOC to build the three- storey bomb- proof residential compound in Abbottabad before shifting there.
Mexico City: Retail giant Walmart aggressively bribed Mexican officials to get the necessary permits to open more than a dozen supermarkets across the country, the New York Times reported.
It was only after an Encino attorney discovered the account by chance and bribed a Superior Court Finance Division auditor to feed him the names of those owed money that officials lifted the confidentiality from the account.
At an earlier hearing, two shop owners whom he had bribed testified against him.
Insisting he bribed no one and did nothing wrong, Tom Welch contends his organization acted responsibly in its winning bid for the 2002 Winter Olympics.