Sentences with word «bribe»

With ethics troubles of his own (he's been accused of taking bribes to pay his legal bills for another alleged scandal), William Boyland Jr. is being forced to fend off a gaggle of challengers, including Roy Antoine, Anthony Herbert, Anthony Jones, David Miller, Nathan Bradley and Christopher Durosinmi.
POLITICS
«Our treasury rifled; our credit shaken; the poor laborer asking vainly for his honest wages day after day; the rich official reveling in disreputable gains; an enormous debt heaped upon us we know not how; our schools decaying, our teachers cowering before their Catholic masters; our press, when it ventures to complain, threatened with violence or insulted by offered bribes; the interests of the city neglected, its honorable reputation gone.»
RELIGION
David Samson, former chairman of the agency that controls New York City-area bridges, tunnels and airports, pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge of soliciting a bribe for pressuring United Airlines to reinstate a money-losing flight offering convenient access to his vacation home.
BUSINESS
- The acceptance by a Member of a bribe to influence his or her conduct as a Member, including any fee, compensation or reward in connection with the promotion of, or opposition to, any Bill, Motion, or other matter submitted, or intended to be submitted to the House, or to any Committee of the House, is contrary to the law of Parliament.
POLITICS
He hunts through obsolete stock in ancient hardware stores, bribes industrial suppliers, wrangles, finagles, wheels, deals and plain lucks out.
ART
The survey — Corruption or Compl iance: Weighing the Costs — of 1,186 business leaders in large organisations in 33 countries shows that, during the past two years, almost a quarter (23 %) had been asked to pay a bribe to keep or win business.
LAW
Thursday's indictment charges father and son with four extortion counts and two counts of solicitation of bribes and gratuities.
POLITICS
Well, how would politicians, etc. take bribes?
POLITICS
«The idea that Mississippians would vote for a Clinton crony, who narrowly avoided jail for taking bribes, is pure fantasy.»
POLITICS
Grandma uses old fashioned techniques to get the wee ones excited about the potty — she bribes them with candy!
PARENTING
The more we played the more daring we became, offering up huge bribes that instantly made a Sheriff unsure as to whether we had a bag full of contraband and were thus offering hefty money for being ignored, or if it was a lure to open the bag and have to pay a penalty.
GAMING
We find it unacceptable for buyer brokers to set their fee at «whatever the seller happens to be paying,» because that opens the door for seller agents to provide extra incentives (bribes) to your agent to get you to buy a particular house.
REAL_ESTATE
Federal prosecutors are trying to block the testimony, saying the merits of the projects are not relevant to whether Aiello and Gerardi paid bribes.
POLITICS
Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday rejected the offer of N500,000 fine made by an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Christian Nwosu, who was convicted of taking N30m bribe to compromise the 2015 general elections.
POLITICS
The FBI accuses those coaches of fraud and taking bribes to steer players to agents or businesses later on.
SPORTS
Of one of the alleged bribe deals, he told jurors: «That should disgust you because it's a crime.»
POLITICS
The impeachment move against Kolawole according to information circulating on social media is not unconnected to alleged N200 million bribe scandal which was debunked at the House plenary on Tuesday.
POLITICS
These deferred prosecution agreements were with two companies (Kaeffer Wanner and Set Environnement), which had been alleged to have engaged in «passive» corruption for allegedly paying bribes.
LAW
Silver, who remains an Assemblyman, is accused of using his employment connections at two law firms to illegally gain $ 6 million dollars in kickbacks and bribes.
POLITICS
Prosecutors say Percoco accepted over $ 300,000 in bribes from three businessmen who needed the state's help.
POLITICS
Sowah left Kotoko after falling out with Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei following accusations that he took bribe in a Ghana Premier League game last season...
POLITICS
The study also determined that local corruption has a less negative effect on industries that sell primarily to the government, suggesting a quid pro quo relationship in which firms pay bribes to public officials with the understanding that they will benefit in some way.
SCIENCE
It didn't stop about a dozen legislators from accepting bribes in recent years.
POLITICS
These include encounters with the aforementioned spider, necessitating some hideously convincing swollen-scrotum prosthetics, as well as a portly gay cop (Luis Guzman) who demands a bribe in exchange for overlooking the two metric tons of marijuana they have stashed aboard their RV.
MOVIES & TV
A federal grand jury indicted the Skelos» on the same counts as those outlined in U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara last month — one count of conspiracy to commit extortion, one count of conspiracy to commit fraud, two counts of fraud and two counts of solicitation of bribes or gratuities.
POLITICS
When food or toys are used properly in training, they are not given as bribes, but as motivation or rewards for -LSB-...]
PETS
Joe Percoco stands accused of accepting more than $ 300,000 worth of personal bribes in exchange for favorable action on behalf of two of Todd Howe's clients.
POLITICS
Rivers State government and Governor Wike has dismissed the report by the Police that the sum of # 360million was given as bribe to 23 electoral officials to influence the December 12, 2016 re-run legislative elections as a cheap blackmail.
POLITICS
The investigation examined and substantiated 19 different bribe payments made by Jim Mazz Auto tow truck operators to City of Buffalo Police Officers.
POLITICS
One loud objection over prosecutors» handling of the de Blasio investigation came from lawyers for former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, a Republican awaiting trial on charges that he also accepted bribes from Singh.
POLITICS
He is easily pissed off at me, and doesn't take to bribes as easily as he once did.
PARENTING
Enforcement of anti-corruption laws is ramping up worldwide, but the line between gift, gratuity and bribe remains as grey as ever.
BUSINESS
SARMADA, Syria — Plenty of food lines the shelves in Abd al-Razzak's warehouse, but only for those who can afford the sky-high prices needed to cover the bribes it took to transport it there.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
The system — which is run by the private sector operating on a commission basis — allows citizens to avoid the woeful government infrastructure and saves them from traveling to government offices, lining up for hours, or being extorted for a bribe by corrupt officials.
LAW
Mainstream parenting experts tell us our job is to control our children, and they are full of secrets and tricks to get our kids to do what we want (whether it's fear and shame and coercion, or bribes and rewards).
PARENTING
Jurors in Manhattan last week were deliberating in a bribery case against Joseph Percoco, who pleaded not guilty to accepting bribes while working as a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat.
POLITICS
A Fortune 200 company regarding a DOJ and SEC investigation into allegations that it paid bribes to secure a contract in China and similar allegations elsewhere.
LAW
To educate parents about a rational approach to discipline where every conflict is handled individually, respectfully with a new, fresh solution appropriate to everybody's needs of the moment without the use of force, coercion, punishment or rewards and bribes.
RELATIONSHIPS
Depending on the situation, you may be able to get out of paying the bribe.
INSURANCE
We were prepared and got away without even paying a bribe.
TRAVEL
Mangano is charged with receiving bribes and kickbacks from a restaurateur, Harendra Singh, in exchange for favors including a county contract.
POLITICS
One was charged with accepting bribes for legislative bills, while the other helped catch the first to avoid prosecution on his own dirty deeds.
POLITICS
Our expert instructors will teach you how to use food in training without it becoming a bribe so that your puppy responds reliably whether you have food or not.
PETS
In his present, he has recently taken bribes for lobbying for Fannie Mae, and disingenuously lied about it.
RELIGION
A report carried by a Ghanaian newspaper and its website claim the leaked document from the Sports Minister, Nii Lante's office says his own government made $ 420,000 unclassified payments which the newspaper described as «bribe» to secure Ghana's qualification to the world football fiesta.
POLITICS
Secretly filmed footage shows Nix and his colleagues offering to stage scandals involving sex workers and bribes as well as spread propaganda online.
TECHNOLOGY
The undercover agent testified that he personally handed Tabone a $ 25,000 bribe.
POLITICS
You could give her a candy bar and instantly stop this meltdown but, like the bribe, what do you think will happen the next time you're out in public and your child wants something?
PARENTING
Let's say for a while they persuade some hungry agents to pay them their 35 or whatever % of bribe money, I mean referral fees.
REAL_ESTATE
I do know that I did the exact opposite with my twin sons and they have never had any issues feeding themselves, don't need motivation or bribes to finish their dinner and never have.
PARENTING
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