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Effect (verb) - used in general english, though less commonly than the first 2 forms - to bring something about - as in i need to effect a change in policy (note that what i'm effecting is the change, if i'd wanted to talk about the policy, i'd affect it. In one instance, a representative of first caribbean international bank in the bahamas flew to new york to pick up a cheque for $250,000 (the alleged bribe) from the bribe recipient to transport it safely back to the defendant's bank account. The new yorker-steve bannon scandal: buying stock in outrage inc day after day, i watch one outrage after another go by, and feel — not paralyzed, but numb what, as a journalist, does one.
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The watergate scandal when john gardner formed common cause in august 1970 to act as a citizens' lobby to make government and politics more open and accountable, little did he know that in a few. Politics as you can imagine, the watergate scandal completely changed the way people see politics people no longer had trust in their government and its officials from nixon's lies, and his coverup made his administration go down in history as one of the worst ever. A new scandal has erupted at citigroup's mexican unit just months after a $400 million fraud involving a well-connected client now the sprawling global bank — which separately announced plans on tuesday to withdraw from consumer banking in 11 other markets — is wrestling with how to get its house in order in one of its oldest foreign.
One certainly hopes that the sarbanes-oxley act will accomplish its purpose and deter corporate fraud however, skeptics note that congress left many things undone in passing the law  with the accounting oversight board still not in full operation, it may be some time before the statute's effect can be thoroughly assessed. Considering that one in every five cars worldwide carries a german brand, and volkswagen is the highest-selling automaker in the world volume-wise, this scandal could have far-reaching consequences. Perhaps no other scandal in presidential history can equal the monica lewinsky affair for pure sensationalism and absurdity bill clinton was implicated in a couple of scandals, the most significant for his presidency was the monica lewinsky affair.