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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Washington Post.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Top Stories - Mexico Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Police find 400 pounds of marijuana in cars mad... Jul 18 Moliner 5
News Scientists predict a Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone'... Jun 21 Mate 1
News WTO ruling favors Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' t... Apr '17 better call Saul 1
News Mexico says vehicle carrying radioactive materi... Apr '17 Auto know 1
News These robotics students were told - to go back ... Apr '17 Want No Chicos 1
News Mexico, U.S. will partner with or without Trump... (Sep '16) Apr '17 Johnboy 4
News Trump's outrageous Mexico remarks (Jun '15) Mar '17 Mikey 3
More from around the web