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Top 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in World

What comes up as a new reminder of corruption, secret dealings, bribery and abuse of power is the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013. The Index reveals the continuing ravage of societies all across the globe. This Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 has scored 177 nations and territories of the world on a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 score indicated the nation/ territory being highly corrupt and 100 score indicated the nation/ territory being very clean. It did not comes as a surprise that none of the 177 nations and territories achieved a perfect score. However, what is disturbing is the fact that about 2/3rd of the world’s nations and territories scored less than 50. The conditions are becoming all the more severe and needs to be addressed. The scores themselves indicate the seriousness and the global problem of corruption expanding. Some urgent and strict steps need to be taken. A renewed worldwide effort has to be organized to crack down the corruption rising from money laundering. Political finances are to be cleaned up, stolen assets have to be returned. The public institutions are to be made more transparent.

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