Iran Corruption

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After some research, it was discovered that 80 percent of Iranians’ daily living needs are fulfilled in some part or another by its public sector public sector. The populations reliance has lead to Iran 's ' public sector 's considerable growth . The vast growth of Iran 's government is considered to be one of the causes of some of the interdepartmental corruption.
The corrupt behavior displayed by the employees of this specific section can be attributed to their low pay, which in turn puts them in a position of providing the necessities for their families’ daily living expenses. While a small fraction are paid well, greed is a motivating factor behind this type of corrupt behavior.
Another key factor is the lack of accountability, which
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Given these restrictions, watchdog organizations that could provide information leading to the detection and enforcement of anti-bribery actions investigators, independent accountants, the media, civil society organizations, etc; have not been developed. Meanwhile, legal institutions charged with enforcing laws and principles are unprepared to handle the complexity of this task. One of the most flagrant examples of Iran 's corruption that took place in recent years, when Iran’s very own billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani was sentenced to death for his corruption and theft of $2.8 billion dollars. The former middleman organized oil deals for then-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s administration, evading sanctions while simultaneously stock holding a great deal of Iran 's wealth for his personal accounts.
In his speech at a televised anti corruption event in August of 2013, President Rouhani called out to the people of Iran to; "apply all our power in fighting corruption."The continuation, the deepening and the expansion of corruption is endangering... the Islamic Revolution." President Rouhani also dished out criticism on; " anything from the production of rifles to advertising. Rouhani stated that; "anything that does not have rivalry or whose management is monopolized is flawed, This is wrong and the problem has to be
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Corruption is defined by Transperancy.org as the abuse of entrusted power meant for the many used for the private gain of a few. Economic corruption is seen as petty grand theft, depending on the amounts of money lost and the sector where it occurs. It could be rare, widespread, or systemic and there is no subjugation of its location. Economist Ahmad Tavakoli, a well known outspoken member of parliament, spoke out about Iran’s “systemic corruption” and also stated that “it could lead to the collapse of the nezam

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