slush fund

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a fund for buying votes or bribing public officials

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But the prosecution's latest investigation looking into the DAS slush fund has found evidence that has proven the contrary.
The case ended up reaching several former high-ranking PP members and drew attention to the alleged party slush fund.
Cruz is an original co-sponsor of the Stop Settlements Slush Fund Act, along with Sens.
categorically rule(s) out" the existence of a slush fund and that
Der Spiegel claimed 2006 World Cup organising committee president and football legend Franz Beckenbauer and German Football Association (DFB) president Wolfgang Niersbach - who is also a UEFA and FIFA executive committee member - were aware of the slush fund by 2005.
Hewlett Packard's Russia subsidiary used millions of dollars in bribes from a secret slush fund to secure a lucrative government contract," principal deputy assistant attorney general Marshall Miller of the Justice Department's Criminal Division said in a release.
As soon as you were aware of the existence of the slush fund you wished to milk it for as much as you could with a view to living an extravagant and lavish lifestyle and so you did over a number of years living way beyond your means,'' the judge told him.
It was the first day of hearings of the commission formed by the Abbott Government to probe alleged union slush funds set up over 20 years ago.
Is this foreign aid a slush fund for politicians and businessmen?
Let's say that I'm going to describe some fund as a slush fund, right?
The United Kingdom can take some pride in the fact that, so far, it has declined to take part in this shameful slush fund.
studios, including Paramount, via offshore companies in order to pay fewer taxes and create a slush fund.
Despite the claims that we are seeing the green shoots of recovery, unemployment is still soaring and it's not like there's some magical slush fund in the bank to dip into.
When interviewed, she agreed that it was common practice to divert money from the residents' allowance to the slush fund.
The licence fee must not become a slush fund to be dipped into at will, leading to spiralling demands on licence fee payers to help fund the political or commercial concerns of the day.