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Department of justice U.S. investigates possible bribery by Uber

Department of justice U.S. investigates possible bribery by Uber

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Taxi service Uber in the United States is being investigated for possible bribery of high-ranking people outside of the US.

That reports The Wall Street Journal. The U.s. department of Justice looks at whether Uber, a law has been violated, which prohibits people in overseas to buy deals ensure.

The research is still in an early, exploratory phase. Uber promises to cooperate with the investigation and says the possible questions to want to answer.

It is the second time this year that the ministry of Justice in the US start the research to Uber. In may, looked at a schaduwapp of the company, which was used to law enforcement officers to mislead.

The company said recently in a privacy-research at the Us please note that over FTC. The watchdog therefore for twenty years, and the privacy within the Uber check.

New CEO

Uber in the night from Tuesday on Wednesday the arrival of the new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed in an e-mail to staff.

A spokesman for the company said previously that there is a new CEO, but did not name. Many insiders had been told that it is very likely that Khosrowshahi was.

In a letter to employees from his old company Expedia says Khosrowshahi he is afraid of his new position. “I’ve been so long in Expedia, that I forgot how it is to be outside this company to life.” At Uber, he hopes a new challenge to find, according to the letter.

Khosrowshahi follows Travis Kalanick as CEO, who had to resign after the company was key in several scandals. There will be the new ceo in the coming time also.

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