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Corruption in Finland Rising

Corruption in Finland RisingCorruption in Finland Rising

Corruption is much more common in the private sector than the public sector in Finland, according to a new report released by the country’s Police University College, NewEurope reported. As reported by Yle online, the data tracks crime figures from 2011 to 2014 and shows a 10% increase in the number of corruption complaints between 2007 and 2010. In the three years up to 2014, some 516 reports alleging corruption were received by the police. The number of bribery cases increased 15%. Misuse of funds was the main type of corruption. The number of corruption cases directly related to money has remained at the same level.