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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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Naivasha MP Jayne Kihara also denied making comments that MPs were bribed to shoot down the report this despite a video evidence produced and played.
Lomenen said anyone with evidence showing MPs were bribed to reject the report should take it to investigative agencies.
Let [Y.sub.1] = 1 if a student bribed and zero otherwise and [Y.sub.2] = 1 if a student believes their educational institution is corrupt and zero otherwise.
In our example, [Y.sub.1] takes the value 1 if a student reported to have bribed and 0 otherwise.
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.
(21.) If an outside party (a policeman) detects bribery without reports, could he be bribed to turn a blind eye?
Democrats will raid Republican and mixed areas, since they can ens ure all bribed voters will specifically vote for them.
Althou gh candidates could not ensure these voters would vote for them, even when bribed, they could bribe voters to stop them from voting.
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.
The crux of the case was that Mani was bribed to get a favourable government stance for renewing bar licences in the state.
Osama bin Laden, the man who had shaken the US through the 9/ 11 attacks, certainly didn't dole out the bribe money to the official directly, but would have been alarmed when one of his confidants had told him his " permission file" to build this house could not move further till a small- level official ( patwari ) of Pakistan's revenue department was not bribed.