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Description:   Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) may spend hundreds of millions of dollars investigating $24 million in alleged Mexican bribes as the U.S. government weighs whether the company or executives also broke the law by covering up an internal probe, former federal prosecutors said.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 04/24/2012

Link:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-24/wal-mart-bribery-probe-in-u-s-seen-as-examining-coverup-claims.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What are the ethical and managerial issues in this report?
  • How would you handle things if you were in charge at Wal-Mart?
  • What are the marketing implications for the firm here and internationally?

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