pecuniary advantage

pecuniary advantage

n
(Law) law financial advantage that is dishonestly obtained by deception and that constitutes a criminal offence
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Wickham wrote to inform me that, having finally resolved against taking orders, he hoped I should not think it unreasonable for him to expect some more immediate pecuniary advantage, in lieu of the preferment, by which he could not be benefited.
He had offered to the younger and more humble marks men divers birds of an inferior quality, and some shooting had already taken place, much to the pecuniary advantage of the sable owner of the game.
Section 13 ( 1) ( d) ( ii) states: " By abusing his position as a public servant, obtains for himself or for any other person any valuable thing or pecuniary advantage,"
Under HB 4821, influence peddling refers to "the act of representing oneself, either orally or in writing, as being able, whether real or imagined, to influence, facilitate or assist another person having some business, transaction, application, request or contract with the government in which the public official or employee has to intervene, in consideration of any present, gift or material or pecuniary advantage.
The other cases pending against Mr Zardari included the allegation of receiving kickbacks from SGS PSI Company, grant of licence to ARY Gold causing huge loss to government, illegal gratification and undue pecuniary advantage in the form of commission in purchase of Ursus tractors under the Awami Tractor Scheme[in Switzerland a bank account in the name of an offshore company which was allegedly used to receive the kickbacks.
Tamation Makombera, 43, of Chipperfield Road, Bromford, had previously admitted having a false instrument, obtaining a pecuniary advantage and making a false representation.
And, if any mere mortals were involved within the affair, the Fraud Division of the Metropolitan Police would be on the case like a shot, investigating the matter of "obtaining pecuniary advantage through deception" with all due expediency.
And the way the Railway Board promotion is the object of corruption in this case, pecuniary advantage by someone close to the Railway Minister, seeking that pecuniary advantage, abusing the authority of the Railway Minister is a copybook case of prosecution of Bansal.
Colin Wilkinson, 51 from Trassey Close, Belfast - who played for Ulster and once for Ireland - pleaded guilty to seven charges of obtaining a pecuniary advantage between October 2003 and November 2005.
At Swansea Crown Court, 55-year-old Diane Davies, of Birchgrove, Swansea, a former nurse at Swansea's Morriston Hospital, denied gaining a pecuniary advantage by failing to declare her second job at Llanelli's Trostre steel works to her NHS employers.
It is an offence to obtain a pecuniary advantage (that's "money or money's worth") by deception or to attempt to do so.
Finally, as I have not carried out paid instruction for over 20 years, there is no pecuniary advantage in my opinion.