Difference between revisions of "Corruption and Fraud"

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====Description====
 
====Description====
Corruption and fraud are, in this context, when an entity in power does things that are dishonest or contrary to commonly accepted ethics and laws. Profit is usually involved. If the action goes unnoticed there can often be a very large monetary benefit to these actions, which is usually the driving force behind such actions.
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Corruption and fraud are, in this context, when an entity in power does things that are dishonest or contrary to commonly accepted ethics and laws.  
 
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====How it Works====
 
====How it Works====
Let's say you are a county judge and you are taking a bribe from a privately owned prison to sentence minor offenses more harshly in order to keep the private prison full. This would be corruption and fraud in action.  
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Profit may be involved, in the form of money or power where favors are exchanged for favors. Often these favors are not legal or questionably legal.  
  
 
====evidence====
 
====evidence====
  
[http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/15812-the-hidden-money The Hidden Money]
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Judge taking bribe from a privately owned prison to sentence minor offenses more harshly in order to keep the private prison full(citation needed).
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[http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/15812-the-hidden-money The Hidden Money](citation needed)
  
 
====Links====
 
====Links====

Revision as of 11:20, 6 March 2014

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Description

Corruption and fraud are, in this context, when an entity in power does things that are dishonest or contrary to commonly accepted ethics and laws.

How it Works

Profit may be involved, in the form of money or power where favors are exchanged for favors. Often these favors are not legal or questionably legal. 

evidence

Judge taking bribe from a privately owned prison to sentence minor offenses more harshly in order to keep the private prison full(citation needed).

The Hidden Money(citation needed)

Links

Opacity, Hidden Agendas, Profit-motivated Health Care,Societal Apathy


References

http://injusticexposed.org/