Lawmakers release documents that they...

Lawmakers release documents that they say show Wal-Mart knew of bribery practices in Mexico

There are 5 comments on the The Washington Post story from Jan 10, 2013, titled Lawmakers release documents that they say show Wal-Mart knew of bribery practices in Mexico. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s CEO Mike Duke found out in 2005 that the retailer's Mexico unit was handing out bribes to local officials, according to emails obtained by lawmakers.

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Im with stupid

Richmond, KY

#1 Jan 10, 2013
It's not a bribe!

It's know in Wal-Mart terms as a rollback, duh!
Sandy

Rogers, AR

#3 Jan 10, 2013
Not to worry nothing will happen over this.Its the way wally world dos business in every corner of the world.It keeps the Workers share of so called profits Low Low Low,along with their wages and Benefits..After all Mike Duke needs to keep his benny's at all costs.
rfirma1

Burbank, CA

#4 Jan 11, 2013
that's not how walmart does business....that's how business is done all over the world.

Since: Jan 12

Huntington, WV

#5 Jan 11, 2013
Walmart discriminated against women, the gender that keeps them in business. Nothing surprises me after that. I'm angrier at companies that risked our health for profit.
ToldYa

United States

#6 Jan 11, 2013
The walmart CEO knew about bribery in the international division? This would be the division that he supervised at the time..........ugh...yeah he knew. There is no great revelation here. The shocking thing is that no one seems to care - as log as walmart has lower prices than anyone else the general public doesn't seem to care. That says more about the general public than it does walmart.

As long as people will shop there no matter what there isn't a whole bunch of incentive for walmart to clean up their ethics. Hopefully the regulatory agencies will provide some incentive when the SEC and IRS assign fines for the company's behavior. I see some new records being set - couldn't happen to a better company.

Yes - THIS IS the way walmart does business and has for decades.

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