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Bribery (ICCS 07031)
BRIBERY is defined as promising, offering, giving, soliciting, or accepting an undue advantage to or from a public official or a person who directs or works in a private sector entity, directly or indirectly, in order that the person act or refrain from acting in the exercise of his or her official duties.
INCLUSIONS: Bribery of national public officials, bribery of foreign public officials and officials of public international organizations, bribery in the private sector.
EXCLUSIONS: Asking or enticing another to commit bribery by the use of force, threat, intimidation, threat to reveal compromising information, or the threat of defamation (ICCS 0205).

[Sources: United Nations Convention Against Corruption. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria, 2004. Web:
International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.70-71 Web:]
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