Delito de Trafico de Armas - Cohecho propio e impropio

14:24 Jan 8, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Delito de Trafico de Armas - Cohecho propio e impropio
Se le acusa del delito de trafico de armas y de cohecho propio e impropio

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naarms trafficking (crime(s)), bribery and extortion
Lia Fail (X)
nafelony for arms traffic - deliberately or unintentionally done.
Maria McCollum
naWeapon Trafficker- Active and Passive Brivery
Oso (X)



26 mins
Weapon Trafficker- Active and Passive Brivery

Active brivery=Cohecho propio
Passive brivery=Cohecho impropio

Espero le sean de utilidad.
OSO ¶:^)

Oso (X)
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32 mins
felony for arms traffic - deliberately or unintentionally done.


also weapons traffic pero si se refiere a toda clase de armas utiliza arms.

Buena suerte ;-)

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Maria McCollum
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3 hrs
arms trafficking (crime(s)), bribery and extortion

59,000 hits each for ARMS TRAFFICKING and WEAPONS TRAFFICKING. Arms are guns, etc, weapons may involve larger pieces.

EXTRACT (sample)
it also means that direct evidence of corrupt activities may be difficult to come by. Cross-border corruption can facilitate, and be sustained by, illegal trafficking in money, drugs, technology, arms and human beings.

SEE MORE: trafficking&hl=en&lr=&sa...

Bribery and extortion (in the first the 2nd party colludes, in the 2nd the 2nd party is unwilling and forced to it). These are terms that tend to go together.
I can't be certain about this, but I couldn't find anything appropriately direct for 'propio & impropio'. However see last extract with ****

Bribery, Extortion and Theft During the Arrest Process: Being arrested without documents does not automatically translate into deportation: in most cases, it appears that the arrested person will be able to bribe his or her way out of the arrest if he or she has sufficient money available. From the testimonies gathered by Human Rights Watch and press reports, such bribery seems pervasive. On occasion, police officers have even offered to drive suspected persons without papers to a bank automated teller machine (ATM) to withdraw the necessary funds for the bribe.(69) Another case described to Human Rights Watch concerned two men who had been arrested while crossing the Kruger National Park in an attempt to re-enter South Africa after having been deported. The two men were arrested and brought to the Skukuza rest camp, were they were told that a 400 rands [U.S. $ 80] bribe would obtain their release. The men did not have that amount of money, but the arresting officers contacted a brother of the men residing in South Africa, who paid the bribe. The men were then released....Police officers are not the only officials routinely accused of such bribery and extortion attempts during the arrest process

Some legal systems, however, make a distinction between bribery and extortion. In the former the private individual actively seeks a corrupt benefit from the government official and in the latter the public official extracts money from the private individual in return for not imposing a cost or not withholding a benefit. Although it may be meaningful to speak of extortion when an ordinary person deals with a powerful government official, ****the bribery/extortion distinction is not relevant**** for most major public projects. In suggesting that the bribe payer is not responsible, a claim of extortion creates a false impression of injured innocence. Conversely, the criminal law in some countries distinguishes between ***** "active" and "passive" ***** corruption. The briber is viewed as the "active" party and the public official as "passive". This distinction also does not capture the variety of circumstances under which corruption can occur (M. Yves, 1996: 311). No corrupt deal can go through unless both sides agree to it and both agree to keep quiet about it. Yet expressions of coercion and lack of responsibility are common from both international firms, on the one hand, and from high-level public officials, on the other. Each argues that necessity forces them to participate in corruption.

Lia Fail (X)
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