Feds: Amazon staffers took bribes to prop up sketchy merchants, products (Mashable)

Mashable: Feds: Amazon staffers took bribes to prop up sketchy merchants, products. “Sketchy merchants have been bribing Amazon employees and contractors to reinstate unsafe and counterfeit products on the e-commerce site and manipulate reviews, according to the U.S. Justice Department.”

Exclusive: Facebook Fired A Contractor Who Was Paid Thousands In Bribes To Reactivate Banned Ad Accounts (BuzzFeed News)

BuzzFeed News: Exclusive: Facebook Fired A Contractor Who Was Paid Thousands In Bribes To Reactivate Banned Ad Accounts. “A Facebook contractor was paid thousands of dollars in bribes by a shady affiliate marketer to reactivate ad accounts that had been banned due to policy violations, a BuzzFeed News investigation has found. A company spokesperson confirmed that an unnamed worker was fired after inquiries from BuzzFeed News sparked an internal investigation. The person in question was based in the company’s Austin office, according to information obtained by BuzzFeed News.”

Lawyers Weekly: Global launches ‘groundbreaking’ anti-bribery tool

Lawyers Weekly: Global launches ‘groundbreaking’ anti-bribery tool. “A global law firm has launched a new tool which promises to put key aspects of worldwide anti-corruption laws at the users’ fingertips and consequently distil the ‘complex web’ of global anti-bribery laws in one easy, digestible format.”