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In the 1890s, Congress cracked down on the last state-chartered lottery — the notoriously corrupt Louisiana State Lottery Company — and a number of states banned betting on horse racing, one of the only forms of wagering that remained legal.Sports gambling could be the pandemic’s biggest winner|Jonathan D. Cohen|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
From there he goes on to speak of all the corrupt things done by Justinian and Theodora, as well as the many figures of their court.What the QAnon of the 6th Century Teaches Us About Conspiracies|Roland Betancourt|February 3, 2021|Time
FireEye soon discovered the attackers had gained access through corrupted updates to the SolarWinds Orion network-monitoring software that it used.The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack|by Peter Elkind and Jack Gillum|February 2, 2021|ProPublica
When we say someone who steals, someone who is corrupt, is disgusting, that’s a little different from saying that someone who, say, burns the American flag is disgusting.
Kleptocrats and corrupt foreign officials did not need secret bank accounts in Switzerland.A quietly passed law cracks down on shell companies to combat corruption|Rachel Schallom|January 10, 2021|Fortune
The colored Creoles, who are generally uneducated, speak the Spanish language much more corruptly than the whites.
Treste, the trefoil leaf, or clover-grass (corruptly called Clubs) alludes to the husbandmen and peasants.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The metropolis of the kingdom is called Bagou, corruptly called Pegu, which name is likewise given to the kingdom.
It is so called by the French, because it comes to them from Japan, which they corruptly pronounce Sapan.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
No one could have been more discreet, more corruptly sagacious, more sunnily amiable, than this singular woman.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest