Jun 10, 2014 — The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.
Jun 9, 2014 — A jury must decide whether Democratic State Rep. Derrick Smith abused his office and took a $7,000 bribe or was entrapped by an overzealous FBI.
Feb 7, 2014 — A federal jury has found Mayor Tony F. Mack of Trenton, N.J., guilty of six charges ranging from extortion and bribery to fraud. Mack's brother was also convicted of some charges in the case, which involved plans for a parking garage.
Sep 30, 2013 — A new study finds that context determines whether women are more or less likely to succumb to bribery. Commentator Tania Lombrozo looks at the research and wonders what it says about a Mexican experiment aiming to reduce corruption among traffic cops.
May 22, 2012 — Meet the guy who embodies everything that's wrong with Syria's economy. He's the president's cousin, and his nickname is "Mr. Ten Percent."
Mar 31, 2011 — Paying bribes should be legal — but accepting them should be illegal, an Indian economist argues. That would give people who are forced to pay bribes an incentive to blow the whistle on corrupt officials.