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ri ging

  • n  gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
  • n  formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
  • v  arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
  • v  manipulate in a fraudulent manner
  • v  connect or secure to
  • v  equip with sails or masts

  • Fears of vote-rigging, however, are dampening the initial excitement.
  • But agents have also had to respond to unique security challenges--from rigging traffic lights while Truman strolled through Washington to shielding President Jimmy Carter's .
  • For months, Wall Street has been shuddering to rumors about investigations of widespread rigging of stock prices in the tumultuous 1966 stock market.
News & Articles

  • ALL Crane Affiliate Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental Wins Multiple Awards at SC&RA 2013 Conference
    Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc., a member of the ALL Erection & Crane Rental Family of Companies, was honored with several awards by the Specialized Carriers & Riggi
    June 21, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Trader to face trial in rate-rigging case
    A British court has ruled that a former Citibank and UBS trader will face trial on conspiracy charges in the rigging of a key loan rate. Trader Tom Hayes appeared in Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday ...
    June 20, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Contractor pleads guilty to bid-rigging, bribery at Orleans Parish Prison
    Mike Perlstein / Eyewitness News Email: mperlstein@wwltv.com | Twitter: @mperlstein NEW ORLEANS - A local contractor pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday in the bid-rigging and bribery scheme at Orleans Parish Prison. Richard Molenaar III, whose companies did air-conditioning and mechanical work at the jail complex, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery. U.S ...
    June 19, 2013 - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans

  • Nawaz Sharif in USA Today
    Sharif warned that if the election result is rigged, the opposition would launch a nationwide protest movement "from which those rigging it will not be able to escape."
  • Pervez Musharraf in International Herald Tribune
    We haven't even gone for elections and they are talking of rigging and everything,Musharraf told CNN last weekend. "This is a clear indication of their preparation for defeat. Now when they lose, they'll have a good rationale, that it is...
  • Robert Mugabe in Africasia
    We are not in the habit of rigging ...... We don't rig elections. I cannot sleep with my conscience if I have rigged,the 84-year-old Mugabe said as he cast his ballot in the capital Harare.

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