Corruption is generally defined as an act that is evil or wicked or that involves dishonesty or violation of a duty or trust. This is a very broad definition and can include almost any act and, as a general matter, can include criminal acts. It also includes any number of acts that, although dishonest or unethical, are not crimes. Indeed, corruption is a term that is not legally defined, as specific criminal acts are defined. Thus, the term can and does have a broad meaning and is frequently applied in ...

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