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  • Wal-Mart Stores said that members of its board's audit committee were paid more due to extra work they had to take on to handle an ongoing investigation into alleged bribery.

  • Insider Trading & Bribery

    The SEC charged Mark Begelman with insider trading, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • The Sands Corp. sign in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Las Vegas Sands said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation on suspicion of bribing a senator to change sides in parliament, deepening the legal troubles of one of the key players in the country's post-election deadlock.

  • Italian defence group Finmeccanica has delayed publication of its 2012 results after a bribery probe connected with the sale of 12 helicopters to Indian authorities, it said on Thursday.

  • Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    Spain's prime minister published his tax returns on Saturday in a bid to quell reports he and other conservative politicians received secret cash payments but the opposition said many questions remain unanswered.

  • A van covered by a mural sits parked outside a Walt-Mart Super Center in Mexico City, Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. hushed up a vast bribery campaign that top executives of its Mexican subsidiary carried out to build stores across Mexico, according to a published report by the New York Times. Wal-Mart is Mexico's largest private employer. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    U.S. lawmakers on Thursday released documents they said showed Wal-Mart Stores' CEO was informed in 2005 of Mexico bribery allegations.

  • Walmex Documents Highlighted

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports more documents related to the Wal-Mart-Mexican bribery allegations have surfaced.

  • What Did Wal-Mart Know of Bribery Activity in Mexico?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. lawmakers are saying Wal-Mart's CEO know of the Mexican bribery allegations back in 2005.

  • New Details In Wal-Mart Bribery Scandal

    A New York Times article on the Wal-Mart bribery scandal alleges a pervasive pattern of bribery during the construction of 19 different stores in Mexico, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Nelson Lichtenstein, Center for the Study of Work, Labor & Democracy, and Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman, discuss.

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    Aerospace and defense group Rolls-Royce said it was in talks with Britain's Serious Fraud Office over potential corruption involving its intermediaries overseas.

  • Walmart Probed in India Over Investment

    Wal-Mart disclosed on Thursday that it has expanded an internal investigation into bribery accusations in Mexico to Brazil, China and India, the New York Times reports.

  • Wal-Mart Workers Announce Strike

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on a strike Wal-Mart employees are planning for Black Friday, and that the company is saying "investigations regarding allegations of potential FCPA violations have been commenced in a number of foreign markets."

  • Breaking News: New FCPA Guidelines

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the Obama administration is sending signals it is widening its bribery crackdown.

  • Is the Government a 'Gangsta's Paradise'?

    Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura explains why he thinks U.S. politics and the government has become its own 'gangsta's paradise.'

  • Walmart

    In Los Angeles, a Wal-Mart building permit is getting a once-over. In New York, the City Council is investigating a possible land deal with the retailer’s developer in Brooklyn. A state senator in California is pushing for a formal audit of a proposed Wal-Mart in San Diego. And in Boston and its suburbs, residents are pressuring politicians to disclose whether they have received contributions from the company, the  New York Times reports.

  • Wal-Mart Investigation Expands

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a threat to the Wal-Mart investigation to look at every permit the company issued.

  • Increase Scrutiny of Wal-Mart in Mexico

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the bribery allegations coming from Wal-Mart's Mexican division, Walmex.

  • Scandals Sweep the C-Suite

    Jeffrey Sonnenfeld,Yale School of Management and William George, Harvard Business School professor discuss recent headlines highlighting scandals and bribery at several big American companies.

  • Wal-Mart Controversy Update

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the latest details of the alleged bribery scandal.