Corruption in the United States

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Corruption in the United States is the act of a local, state or federal official using some form of influence or being influenced in some way, typically through bribery. Corruption is used to the advantage of the government official and a person or group of people.

Transparency International ranked the United States as the world's 18th least corrupt country in its 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.[1]

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  1. ^ "Corruption Perceptions Index 2016". Transparency International. January 25, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2017.

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