The 10 most corrupt countries

The annual Corruption Perceptions Index published this week by Transparency International, a Germany-based nongovernmental organization, showed that two-thirds of 177 ranked countries scored 50 or less on a 100-point scale. The lower the score, the more corrupt the country's public institutions were perceived to be. Corruption, experts agree, limits economic growth. Click through to see which countries were ranked the most corrupt.
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