You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Business

E-mails suggest Walmart CEO knew of Mexico bribes in ’05

NEW YORK — Walmart Stores Inc.’s chief executive, Mike Duke, found out in 2005 that the retailer’s Mexico unit was handing out bribes to local officials, according to e-mails obtained by lawmakers.

The e-mails contradict earlier claims by Walmart senior executives that they were not aware of bribes being made by the company.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week