The US Department of Justice is conducting a preliminary investigation into whether Uber may have bribed foreign officials.
The preliminary probe was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. An Uber spokesperson confirmed it, saying it was cooperating with the department's inquiries.
The Journal reported that federal investigators are looking into claims that the $69 billion ride-hailing company may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which bans bribing foreign officials for business purposes.
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