"Wal-Mart de Mexico (WMT) was an aggressive and creative corrupter, offering large payoffs to...

|About: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)|By:, SA News Editor

"Wal-Mart de Mexico (WMT) was an aggressive and creative corrupter, offering large payoffs to get what the law otherwise prohibited," says the NYT in another in-depth investigation into the company. "It used bribes to subvert democratic governance — public votes, open debates, transparent procedures. It used bribes to circumvent regulatory safeguards that protect Mexican citizens from unsafe construction."