2013 Finalist, Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

Wal-Mart Abroad

David Barstow demonstrated that Wal-Mart’s conquest of Mexico was built on a foundation of corruption and revealed how top executives feared exposure and made attempts to keep their practices in the dark. As a result of this series, the Justice Department and the SEC are investigating for violations of the federal anti-bribery law. Wal-Mart has also overhauled its compliance and investigation protocols.

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