Walmart Pays $138 Million in Years-Long DOJ Bribe Inquiry

Walmart Inc. has agreed to pay about $138 million to settle U.S. Justice Department claims that its Brazilian unit violated U.S. bribery laws to secure construction permits for new stores. WMT Brasilia pleaded guilty Thursday to failing to keep accurate records, while the U.S. parent reached a non-prosecution agreement with the Justice Department over violations […]

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have reportedly agreed to start inquires into whether the companies stifled competition and limited consumer choice, according to the Wall Street Journal. The DOJ will […]

The Questionable Future of Donald Trump’s Department of Justice

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may have been controversial at times–Democrats applauded his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, then criticized him for not pressing the attorney general to pursue obstruction of justice charges against President Donald Trump–but he had been with the DOJ since 1990. Now, Rosenstein is becoming another experienced employee to exit […]