having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain.
unscrupulous logging companies assisted by corrupt officials
cause to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain.
there is a continuing fear of firms corrupting politicians in the search for contracts
bribe,suborn,buy,buy off,pay off,grease someone’s palm,give someone a backhander,give someone a sweetener,keep someone sweet,get at,fix,square,nobble