Corruption and Fraud
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.
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)