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Anti-corruption Bill for Officials

August 16, 2012
The Korea Herald
The Korean ACRC said, it will toughen its crackdown on public officials involved in irregularities as part of efforts to root out corruption in the public sector and to regain people’s trust. Under the bill proposed by the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, government officials caught accepting more than 1 million won ($883) in bribes will face punishment of up to three years in prison or fines of up to five times the kickbacks received.