It would be wrong to suppose that Lenin drew profits from the misdeeds of his associates.
When he confessed his misdeeds to Lily, she kicked him out.
Under such a system, and the legal protection enjoyed through it by Ottoman functionaries against evil consequences of their own misdeeds, corruption was rife throughout the empire.
Of course there is in most cases the alternative of a fine, the non-payment of which entails the imprisonment; yet a penalty imposed on the pocket is so clearly the proper retribution for such misdeeds that better methods should be devised for the collection of fines.
The only power a professional body has over those who commit misdeeds is to remove them from the register.