It has been revealed in the investigation that Zarrab had bribed
then-ministers Muammer GE-ler, Zafer Ecay-layan and Egemen Bay-yE- in addition to several high-level bureaucrats on a number of occasions in order to prevent government institutions from undermining his illegal business practices -- which included illegal transfers of gold to Iran.
Heads of state and ministers were bribed
in 5% of cases but received 11% of total bribes.
Much smaller percentages say they bribed
a government official to get a profitable government contract (6%), bribed
someone to get their child admitted to a university (4%), bribed
an official to get permission to replan their apartment (4%), or bribed
a government official to avoid a tax inspection (3%).
The two accused from Consolidated Contractors Company admitted to the Public Prosecution that they had bribed
the director-general of ports at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, so as not to slow payments.
In the last 3 years, a total of 900 people have posted how they have bribed
personnel in the government agencies.
Lee, who was charged in a separate case, bribed
officials with round-trip tickets to Thailand, a 47-inch flat screen TV and computer.
The appeal says that BDI officials threatened they would " torpedo and destroy" the accord between Magyar Telekom and the representatives of the Government of SDSM unless the Hungarian company bribed
He said the truckers bribed
police to travel in violation of scheduled timings.
Airport officials, too, were bribed
to allow people blacklisted from travel or who had previously been deported, to depart or enter the country.
In one case, a lawyer bribed
the supervising judge to assign cases
There is no evidence that a US-based company bribed
officials in Thailand to get a contract, according to a US Justice Department inquiry.
Because the original preference of each bribed