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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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Hypothesis 4: The more pervasive is corruption in an environment, the greater the firm's exposure to corruption and the larger the bribes paid by the firm to government officials.
Cynthia also requests everyone to take a picture of anyone found taking or receiving a bribe on this day and post it on social media with the hashtag #LengaHongoJanuary12.
An informant alerted police that the 31-year-old Indian RTA supervisor [formerly] accepted bribes between Dh150 and Dh600 per vehicle to issue certificates about cars' roadworthiness.
Those applicants who given bribes to the officials can leave the office in minutes without trouble and the poor people were waiting for their turn for hours, they claimed.
India has got the dubious distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay 'tea money' or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services.
Six percent justify those who give bribes, while 94% condemn them, according to the nationally representative survey conducted by the polling agency between March 28 and April 5, bTV said.
According to an indictment made public, Rincon and Venezuelan businessman Abraham Jose Shiera Bastidas conspired to pay bribes to officials to secure contracts from Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), Venezuela's state-owned oil company.
Findings: Firms from OECD countries are perceived to be less likely to give bribes than firms from non-OECD countries
Islamabad -- Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Iftikhar Haideri recorded his statement to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a Rs4 million bribe scam on Monday.
On the other hand, if a student feels that educators receiving bribes are "business people" or are "forced to" accept it, then bribing is classified as a noncriminal act.
FOOTBALL FIFA whistleblower Chuck Blazer has said he and others took bribes for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup, in a testimony published by the United States Department of Justice.
In Basu's (2011) pamphlet, "Why, for a Class of Bribes, the Act of Giving a Bribe Should Be Treated as Legal" he describes a society where bribery is "rampant .
Most international bribes are paid by large companies, usually with the knowledge of senior management, according to new OECD analysis of the cost of foreign bribery and corruption.
MANILA -- Believe it or not but fewer Filipino families now give bribes or "grease money" to government officials due to growing public intolerance toward corruption.
Of the possible bribe scenarios that Gallup asked about, Ukrainians who admit to paying bribes are most likely to say that they paid a nurse or a doctor to receive better care (83%), while more than one in four (28%) say they paid a police officer to avoid getting a ticket.