WSJ: the U.S. justice Department conducts audits against Uber on suspicion of corruption

NEW YORK, August 30. /TASS/. The U.S. Department of justice carries out inspections in relation to the company Uber, which provides services of online taxi service, in fact the alleged violation of laws on combating corruption. This was reported on Tuesday the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.

According to her, the office believed that Uber was able to bribe foreign officials in several States in exchange for promoting the company’s business that violates American laws on struggle against corruption.

As notes the edition, it is unknown whether the verification of the Ministry of justice of one country or of several countries where Uber provides services. Following the inspections, the Agency will decide whether to open a full investigation against the company, the newspaper said.

Uber is an online service that road transport, which allows using the application on your mobile phone to use the services of a driver of a private car. The company with headquarters in San Francisco (California) was founded by entrepreneurs Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp in 2009. Now Uber operates in more than 500 cities in nearly 80 countries.