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Suborn

To encourage perjury through bribery, coercion, or any other means. Like perjury itself, subornation is illegal in practically every jurisdiction.
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When an illegal act is suborned through informal cooperation and consequently a law is violated in information-sharing, it is generally understood among the players that the illegal transaction likely will never be made public; hence, agents may employ illegal means to acquire information as it is well understood they likely may do so with impunity.
The list of our acuities bewilders and suborns. At this writing, new missiles are rising over Iran, Roman Polanski is being held in a Swiss jail, and Americans think Wal-Mart best symbolizes our national character.
As his mansion burns to ashes the author of this particular attention-seeking Is out pruning his tomatoes oblivious to the conflagration all around him, or If he Is sensitive to events beyond his living-room he doesn't give a fig for the consequences to other people In the good old "I'm all right Jack spirit" which defaces and suborns British politics, a la Fred Goodwin.