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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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While the police, customs and excise, passport and municipal services have had the maximum bribing incidents, however, the amount paid isn't as much as in the case of the education department.
If convicted of bribing a government employee, the accused can face between three and five years in prison followed by deportation.
According to the Daily Mail, because Gribkowsky worked for the Bayerisches Landesbank, a state bank, at the time the money was paid over, he was regarded as a civil servant and bribing a public official in Germany is more serious than bribing an ordinary citizen.
Arbitrariness complicates the predictability and planning of firms' bribery and thus can make bribing more damaging (Rodriguez et al.
by requiring a larger payment per bribe and expect bribing parties to
on future campaigns), then the relative efficiency of bribing voters
Ishikura and Okamoto, who were charged with bribing Takahashi, were found guilty and given suspended sentences the same day.
The reason is that as n increases, bribing becomes less profitable for bureaucrats, as fewer entrepreneurs choose to enter the formal sector by paying bribes.
Sources said earlier that Mitsui employees and the company itself will likely be criminally charged over violation of a law banning company employees from bribing foreign government officials.
A guy bribes the Democratic senator from New Jersey, is convicted of bribing a U.
Yet even de la Rua was tainted after government officials and close friends were accused of bribing senators.
The Tokyo District Court on Friday sentenced a former senior official of a political organization affiliated with scandal-tainted mutual-aid foundation KSD to an 18-month prison term, suspended for four years, for bribing two former Diet members in return for favors.