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Sony probed India business for corruption, emails show

Bloomberg  |  Mumbai 

Sony's entertainment unit investigated its Indian operations for possible legal violations including bidding fraud and kickbacks, according to internal e-mails released by hackers, highlighting challenges the company has faced in the country. Sony enlisted EY to look into its businesses in the country and uncovered potential evidence of wrongdoing, according to the emails. In one case, investigators found that a joint venture between Sony and Discovery Communications may have engaged in fraudulent bids, kickbacks and excessive handouts to government officials, according to an October ...

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First Published: Thu, January 22 2015. 00:56 IST