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Herbalife pays $123 million to settle 10-year China scheme

By Adam Dobrik

28 August 2020

Herbalife pays $123 million to settle 10-year China scheme Herbalife headquarters in California. (Credit: iStockphotos.com/Wolterk )

US authorities detail a decade-long scheme in which Herbalife executives treated Chinese government officials to gifts, meals and cash. The strategy helped the company secure licences, dodge government investigations and nix problematic articles by state-run media.