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After serving as the area’s alderman from 1983 to 1987, he was convicted of taking a bribe from an FBI informant and served 3½ years in prison.

In 2016 court testimony, Sinovac’s founder and chief executive, Yin Weidong, admitted to giving more than $83,000 in bribes from 2002 to 2011 to a regulatory official overseeing vaccine reviews, Yin Hongzhang, and his wife.

James Jensen, who allegedly requested the bribes, were also indicted.

A California district attorney accused Apple chief security officer Thomas Moyer of offering a bribe to state officials, according to indictments issued on Monday.

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A department head was jailed in 2016 for taking bribes from Imtech, the contractor that went bankrupt.

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He answers in the subtitle: “Probably not—and government should stop bribing people to stay there.”

His usual trick: bribing the night watchman to let him into the bank.

Two charges of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office (bribing officials) ranging from 2004 to 2012.

In the late 1980s several generic-drug companies were caught fabricating data and bribing FDA officials to gain approval.

The attorney scoffs at the idea that Gristina avoided arrest for so many years by bribing the police.

Fox set about the business of securing a majority in the commons by bribing members.

The fortune of war going against him, he secured an advantageous peace by bribing the Roman general.

And authority, p. 33by bribing people to conform, produces a very gross kind of over-fed barbarism amongst us.

The news that the king was hiring Germans and bribing the Indians on the frontier to make trouble, made the Americans very angry.

Obviously he was a ship's officer, and as such he must be one of the syndicate whom Captain White and I were bribing.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bribing, such as: bribery, crime, exploitation, extortion, fraud, and graft.

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