International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Corruption as a form of Organized Crime
Ismail Zejneli, Jeton Shasivari, Albana Metaj-Stojanova

This paper presents an analysis of the corruption as a form of organized crime with special emphasis in the Republic of Macedonia. Corruption is a misuse of public office in order to gain a personal benefit for oneself or for another. In terms of criminal law, corruption includes the following offenses: bribe receiving (passive bribery), bribe giving (active bribery) and affected trading, in order to misuse public authorisations of the responsible official person, as well as any misuse of the official position of the perpetrator in order to gain personal benefits. In this regard, the paper analyzes the international aspects and domestic legal aspects of fighting the corruption in the Republic of Macedonia by analyzing the relevant statistical data.

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