Microsoft reportedly facing SEC and DOJ investigation over claims of foreign bribery


Microsoft is reportedly under investigation for claims of foreign bribery in China and other countries. The Wall Street Journal reports that federal investigators in the US are investigating claims that the software giant bribed foreign government officials to gain software contracts. Officials from the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are said to be investigating the claims from a former Microsoft employee in China. The investigation is also said to involve Microsoft’s ties to resellers and consultants in Romania and Italy.

The investigation is understood to be in the early phases. We’ve reached out to Microsoft to provide comment and we’ll update you accordingly.


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