“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”, David Brin, American science-fiction writer.
My Apples and Asses have lots of power. But they are not corruptible. Neither are they insane.
But still, prevention is better than cure - better legalise corruption and pay them a few millions legally than to have then end up with one million illegally.