Corruption in Sweden

  • corruption in sweden has been defined as "the abuse of power" by swedish national council for crime prevention (brå). by receiving bribes, bribe takers abuse their position of power, which is consistent with how the national anti-corruption unit of the swedish prosecution authority specifies the term. although bribes and improper rewards are central in the definition of corruption in sweden, corruption in the sense of "abuse of power" can also manifest itself in other crimes such as misuse of office, embezzlement, fraud and breach of trust against a principal.[1]

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Corruption in Sweden has been defined as "the abuse of power" by Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå). By receiving bribes, bribe takers abuse their position of power, which is consistent with how the National Anti-Corruption Unit of the Swedish Prosecution Authority specifies the term. Although bribes and improper rewards are central in the definition of corruption in Sweden, corruption in the sense of "abuse of power" can also manifest itself in other crimes such as misuse of office, embezzlement, fraud and breach of trust against a principal.[1]