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NY Times investigation leads to $282 million fine in Walmart bribery scandal

NY Times 06/20/2019

In a settlement with the Justice Department and SEC, Walmart has agreed to pay a $282 million fine for making “suspicious payments” to gain influence with Mexican and Brazilian officials. The evidence of bribery was brought to the attention of the U.S. government agencies in an intensive investigation conducted by the New York Times and published in 2012.

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