zeroTolerance For Corruption Government To Probe Amazon Bribe Charge
Allegation that Amazon legal representatives bribeZero d officials in India will be investigated, the government said today, stressing on a "zero-tolerance" policy towards corruption. The US e-commerce giant is also believed to have launched a probe into the allegation reported by a US website. "As far as the government of India is concerned there is ZERO tolerance towards corruption of ANY kind in the government," officials said.They said reports did not clarify "which era" the alleged act took place and in which state. Amazon has been spending more than ₹ 8,500 crore in legal fees. It's time to think where all it is going. The whole system seems to work on bribes and that is not the best of business practices," said government officials, lashing out at Amazon and urging it to punish those breaking the law.The officials cited the public accounts of some Amazon companies, which showed nearly ₹ 8,500 crore in legal fee in two years.According to a report by website The Morning Context, Amazon has launched an investigation against some of its legal representatives after a whistleblower flagged allegations of bribing Indian government officials. The company'