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backhander

A blow administered by the back of one's hand. You talk about my girl like that again, and you'll get a backhander to the face, understand?

backhander

n. a backhand slap in the face. Yes, officer, a perfectly strange woman came up and clobbered me with a backhander that loosened a tooth.
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The post State doctor jailed for backhanders (Updated) appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
And that's too bad for the Sharks, because they could have used at least one more backhander in Wednesday night's 3-2 loss to the Hershey Bears here.
THAT old character Just James was up to his tricks again in the claimer at Southwell, racing like a recalcitrant mule in the first half of the race, when he received a few backhanders and was matched at 20, before consenting to get down to business in the straight, where he collared Thunderwing, who traded at a low of 1.51.
ENT doctor at Nicosia general hospital Vasken Shahbenderian, was found guilty on 112 counts including bribery and money laundering for receiving e1/414,125 in backhanders between December 28, 2010 and September 9, 2013, to refer people to Efthimiades audiology centre where they had hearing aids fitted.
THE former chief executive of JJB Sports has been convicted of accepting more than PS1m in backhanders from suppliers.
The decisions to award the contracts are made behind closed doors by between six and twelve people, creating the conditions in which it is all too easy to shuffle the pack it is not as if backhanders in your favour.
Bribes, backhanders and brown envelopes abound and the young chap, who has an eye for a quick buck, takes full advantage with hilarious results.
When asked to respond to having known about the backhanders, Blatter said when these payments were made, at that time it wasn't an illegal transaction under Swiss law.
She was fully supported by the Labour opposition, who were rewarded by the "Minister for Greasing Palms and Backhanders" with non-executive directorships and seats on quangos and the House of Lords.
DVD Extras: Director commentary, Guy's Town featurette, deleted scenes; Blu-ray: director commentary, Guy's Town featurette, Blokes, Birds And Backhanders: Inside RocknRolla featurette, deleted scenes, free digital copy of the film.
SO now that the High Court have ruled that the dropping of the Serious Fraud Office investigation into backhanders given to members of the Saudi royal family was illegal, should we expect to see Tony Blair who gave the order to drop it and the attorney general who carried out that order charged with perverting the course of justice?
If it's not losing very sensitive material in the post, it's cock-ups at the Home Office over immigration, or confusion over backhanders from wealthy businessmen.
In addition to backhanders of more than pounds 217,000, the 58-year-old civil servant's five-star lifestyle featured free flights, champagne hospitality aboard an ocean-going cruiser and stays in top hotels, London's Southwark Crown Court heard.
He took backhanders as if they were going out of fashion.
Their report includes filmed evidence of property dealers giving misleading information to customers, forging signatures and apparently taking cash backhanders.