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Synonyms for bribe

inducement

buy off

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Synonyms for bribe

money, property, or a favor given, offered, or promised to a person or accepted by a person in a position of trust as an inducement to dishonest behavior

to give, offer, or promise a bribe to

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Synonyms for bribe

payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

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In contrast, corruption in anocracies, or during the transition stage from an autocratic to a more democratic government, is usually accompanied by a decrease in efficiency (e.g., a briber pays, but the bribee fails to deliver due to the weakening political power of corrupt officials).
At first glance, the results appear positive, but we highlight a credibility problem that is linked to the negative externalities entailed: After a briber blows the whistle, letting him keep the object of the corrupt deal (besides the bribe) may be politically unfeasible, hence not credible.
These bribers need to be arrested, and since the justice department obviously isn't going to do it, then it becomes the citizens' responsibility.
He added that it is not enough for those who are offered bribes to merely reject the offer because doing so would only lead bribers to opt for another employee.
Community Prefecture are distributing bribers to voters at the given school.
In disgorgement cases where courts assess the bribers' ill-gotten gains by using the net revenue method, recovery will be limited to net profits even if they are less than damages generated by the contract entered into as a result of corruption.
According to the reports, German investigators conducted wiretaps of telephone conversations between alleged bribers, which found evidence that Poleksic, had been approached.
Table 1 presents a summary of data on total and mean business obtained from bribes (value of business obtained by bribers), the amount of bribes or payments, and the mean ratio of payments (bribes) to business obtained in SEC cases.
According to the information I received, some people have not even been interrogated, while the investigations were conducted with those who received bribery and not the actual bribers. And this is where the dangerous breaching of justice resides.
Finally, there were no significant differences between how respondents viewed the blameworthiness of bribers compared to bribees.
One house can pass lousy bills as favors to contributors--or bribers without feeling responsible, since those bills can be given a quiet burial in the other chamber.
Interestingly, one commentator in the Bulgarian language media has argued that the dramatic nature of the arrest has served as a diversion from the serious nature of the crime allegedly committed by the former minister; however, that is strange logic, given that the former minister--we must call him that and not, as the prosecutor did, "absolute criminal" is entitled to be considered not guilty until proven otherwise; and most of all, everyone concerned would do well to remember that manipulation of an arrest to serve anything other than the ends of justice is a grave matter indeed, and ultimately does no good to the cause of bringing down the bribers and the bribed in a way more permanent than a temporary sojourn on their knees.
Bribers error was in failing to view these men in the context of Christianity as a whole, rather than equating it with them.