DOJ and SEC extend Microsoft’s bribe investigation

Agencies now looking into some of Microsoft’s Pakistan and Russia deals

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) have expanded their ongoing probe into possible Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations by Microsoft.

According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the DOJ and SEC launched an investigation into some the software giant’s foreign deals, suspecting Microsoft may have bribed foreign officials in China, Romania and Italy in exchange for contracts. Now, the probe is extending to Pakistan and Russia.


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