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Wal-Mart CEO Knew of Mexico Bribery, Congressmen Say

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke knew about allegations of bribery in the retailer’s operations in Mexico in 2005, two U.S. Congressmen said.

Democratic Representatives Henry Waxman of California and Elijah Cummings of Maryland said today in a statement that documents obtained by their staffs show that Duke and senior Wal-Mart officials were informed about allegations of corruption regarding a store in Teotihuacan.