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Probe’s 2 years cost Wal-Mart $439 million

Posted: March 27, 2014 at 5 a.m.

A probe into whether global retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is costing the company millions — $439 million over the past two fiscal years and up to $240 million in the current fiscal year — and the tally is expected to rise even higher before all matters are settled.

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