Wal-Mart reportedly covered up widespread bribery in Mexico

Wal-Mart Stores shut down an internal investigation into bribery in Mexico after a company investigator determined that U.S. and Mexican law probably had been violated and recommended that the inquiry be expanded, according to an examination by The New York Times. Wal-Mart de Mexico allegedly paid bribes to obtain building permits. "In a large global enterprise such as Walmart, sometimes issues arise despite our best efforts and intentions," Wal-Mart said in response to the Times' article.

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