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shady deal

A dubious, suspicious, or potentially immoral or unlawful arrangement, agreement, contract, or transaction. The mayor's been making shady deals like that for years. This was just the first time he was caught. You can find all sorts of shady deals online for cheap pharmaceuticals.
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shady deal

Fig. a questionable and possibly dishonest deal or transaction. The lawyer got caught making a shady deal with a convicted felon.
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Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today reminded the Special Forces Regiment to be on guard against shady deals in military equipment procurement.
He called on councillors to help expose individuals involved in shady deals that affected projects progression.
The man, whom the residents have always relied on as a whistleblower on shady deals in the county, has now resorted to singing the tunes of the governor, something many believe is as a result of being compromised.
The expose captured some former members of the GFA indulging in shady deals, whilst others were seen taking bribes from the Tiger PI team to influence the outcome of some of the GFA-sanctioned football matches.
Now that Scott Pruitt is gone, Zinke has distinguished himself as the most corrupt member of Trumps cabinet through his shady deals and lavish spending, which in this administration is no easy feat.
'We have been questioning shady deals in the Armed Forces of the Philippines's modernization program.
figure By EDITORIAL It's embarrassing that Kenya's Ambassador to the United States, Mr Robinson Githae, has had to come out and personally defend his staff against allegations of petty corruption.That follows claims that some of the staff at the Washington embassy have been engaging in shady deals in the issuance of national identity cards to their compatriots.
The major contributory factors to the recurring circular debt include shady deals of thermal power generation projects; criminal neglect of power generation from cheap and renewable source such as hydel, wind and solar; default of electricity bills of Rs.
Summary: Citizens have grown resigned that shady deals exist everywhere, and at all levels of government
The police cautioned the residents against getting involved in shady deals.
However, they were still instated with Stefan at the head of DiMera Enterprises, and have been secretly pulling strings for some shady deals on the NBC soap.
Global Banking News-January 16, 2018--PrivatBank accused of being conduit for shady deals
He is a good man, and he has not been involved in any shady deals," Albano said.
Of course, they will still be exchanged in shady deals, but the authorities will know where most are.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi confirmed that "those who tried to blackmail the military establishment to get suspicious transactions are named in the questioning session." Obeidi Information Office quoted his saying, commenting on publishing some names of MPs and politicians on websites the, said they got suspicious transactions from the Ministry of Defense: "who attempted to blackmail the military establishment to get a shady deals are named in the questioning session, and the ongoing investigations of Iraqi judiciary are able to detect all the facts publicly.