WalMart pays legal fees for bribery probe

WalMart pays legal fees for bribery probe

Reuters: WalMart is paying for lawyers to represent more than 30 of its executives involved in a foreign corruption investigation.

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Wal-Mart paid bribes in Mexico to obtain permits to open new stores there, and whether executives covered up an internal inquiry into the payments. The department is also looking into possible misconduct by the world's largest retailer in Brazil, China and India.

 

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