‘Bribery most common corrupt practice in Russia’December 23rd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bribery has been identified as Russia’s most common corrupt practice, as it accounts for a third of all corruption offences uncovered in 2011, Prosecutor General Yury Chaika was quoted by a news agency as saying.
Among the crimes referred to as corrupt practices are abuse of office, forgery by an official, illegal engagement in business activities, bribery and the like.
“Prosecutors have uncovered over 31,000 corruption crimes and roughly one of three are acts of bribery,” Chaika said at a coordination meeting of heads of law enforcement agencies.
Chaika added that the prosecutors’ offices uncovered 255,000 offences during the 2010-2011 anti-corruption campaign.
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