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Graft

An informal term for bribery.
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He travelled abroad to watch United as a young member of United's so-called 'Red Army' hooligan outfit and 'Grafters', an autobiographical memoir, details crimes his gang, referred to in the book as the 'Collyhurst Cowboys' and the 'Wide Awake Firm', committed on the continent.
Whereas Smith was an honest grafter who had Villa in his heart, but had only managed Brentford and Walsall and never won a promotion.
One of the grafters, Michael Thawe, explained: "Our group embraces and celebrates the diversity of the people in our local area.
Against this disheartening backdrop, Filipinos will have elections this year, with many grafters running again to retain, if not expand, the political power they need to thwart justice.
Christie Grafters chairman Lorraine Wallace and vice chairman Irene Coy
Support the honest grafters That help our country grow.
A THIRD of families living with child poverty are "grafters" who have been blighted by unemployment and low wages more than social problems, a think-tank said today.
Employees at Newcastle Building Society's head offices and branches adopted The Grafters Club as its dedicated charity for the year in May 2010, and have spent the last 12 months raising money for it in a variety of different ways.
The soldier, of the Royal Logistic Corps, was "one of life's grafters", his comrades said.
MOM: David, coach's MOM: Ben, top tacklers: Jordan and Owen and grafters: Reuben and Matthew.
Manila The finance secretary of President Benigno Aquino gave himself one week to file cases against tax evaders and smugglers, to fast-track the collection of P150 billion (Dh12.5 billion) from grafters, and to respond to an estimated P300 billion (Dh25 billion) budget deficit in 2011.