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DOJ and SEC drop investigation sparked by short-seller report

By Clara Hudson

05 June 2019

DOJ and SEC drop investigation sparked by short-seller report iStock.com/onurdongel

An investment firm made a splash in 2017 when it accused a Californian technology company of foreign bribery, sparking a US government investigation into the allegations. Ultimately, however, the DOJ and SEC found nothing worth pursuing.