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The deliberate action of telling, writing, or documenting information that is inaccurate or incomplete.
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v to forge; to give a false appearance to anything, as to falsify a record.
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Intuitively, since small falsifications are costless to agents at all income levels, full display of income is incentive compatible only when there is no redistribution (taxation) of the displayed income, which means that no insurance of the individual income risk is possible.
26 billion yen in damages for the investment loss it incurred due to the falsification of Seibu's financial statements.
465) Popper asks that researchers "state in advance" what event would falsify their theory if it were to occur, as a way to avoid ad hoc immunizing moves to avoid falsifications.
By reducing the number of computer entries investigators need to compare to hard-copy evidence (for example, canceled checks, vouchers, or invoices), downloading permits easy detection of any discrepancy and/or falsification the embezzler used to conceal the crime.
The order was issued after Tokyo Electric Power unveiled the data falsification and other irregularities for government inspections conducted between 1977 and 2002.
The chief inspector of nuclear installations, Laurence Williams, said the falsifications would not have occurred if there had been a "proper safety culture" at BNFL's Sellafield plant in northwest England, where he said data relating to 31 batches of nuclear fuel all produced for Japan had been falsified.
Most retractions result from the discovery of innocent error, but falsifications and plagiarism are disturbingly common.
British Naturism (BN) said that the BBC has "admitted to falsification of history" in the show about world history.
Yoshimi Watanabe, head of the minor opposition Your Party, accused Hatoyama of making excuses by saying he did not know anything about the falsifications.
Analyst Nazmi Maliqi points out that the change of the editorial board and the debate of the edition filled with falsifications and faults is not enough, MANU needs to completely reform itself and to merge into a research and scientific institution.
BYuT reported falsifications at polling stations in more than ten regions, to include the Crimea and the regions of Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Luhansk, Odessa and even Kyiv.
This was one of a total of 199 cases of falsifications and irregularities at its power plants in a report the company presented to the government's nuclear safety agency following allegations of data falsification against it and power companies.