Mihály TÓTH, PhD
Full Professor of Criminal Law
Head of Criminal Law Department
University of Pécs, Faculty of Law
Institute for Legal Studies
Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Center for Social Sciences
Whenever we type the word „corruption” in any of the internet-based search programs, it gives nearly 20 million results, and the fact is, that hundreds of international conferences focus on the so-called “today’s plague” phenomenon every year.
Nowadays, it is hard to say anything new about one of our greatest common enemy to date, that spreads across the globe, corruption.
The roots of abuse and misuse carried out to reach individual goals, backed by rights delegated by the community, date back to thousands of years.