Some people who end up facing criminal charges for kickbacks had no idea they were doing anything illegal – or they might be led to believe that it’s something “everyone” does – like rolling through a stop sign. Kickbacks can occur in the private or public sector....
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What’s the difference between a bribe and a gift?
Politicians, government officials and other public figures are held to a pretty high standard of behavior. When they violate that standard, it can be more than just an ethical failing. It can lead to serious criminal charges. That’s why if you hold a public office or...
Does a bribe have to be financial to be illegal?
When people think of bribery and public corruption, they often think of an official being given money directly if they’ll take a specific action in favor of the person providing the compensation. For instance, a politician may be given $100,000 to vote a certain way...