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Amazon has said that it takes reports of improper actions seriously and investigates them fully to take appropriate action. The US-based online shopping platform said it will show ‘zero tolerance’ in probing bribery-related charges against some of its legal representatives in India.
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According to media reports, Amazon has initiated an investigation against some of its legal representatives in the country for allegedly bribing Indian government officials. Its senior corporate counsel has reportedly been sent on leave in this matter. A whistleblower within Amazon flagged the alleged bribery issues in the e-tailer's Indian operations, prompting the company to start its probe, as per a Morning Context report.