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U.S. expands Microsoft bribery investigation
- U.S. authorities have widened a probe into possible bribery at Microsoft (MSFT) and its resellers to include allegations of wrongdoing in Russia and Pakistan.
- In Russia, for example, resellers allegedly paid kickbacks to executives of a state-owned company to obtain a contract.
- The investigation initially focused on activities in China, Romania and Italy.