Corporate misgiving

Large and lavish gifts have landed more than one wealthy corporation in hot water with the authorities.

Sometimes it’s better neither to give nor receive. Businesses that give gifts run the risk of facing criminal charges for trying to unduly influence officials. Above are some of the more notable — and lavish — offerings to draw attention during the past few decades.

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Steve Brearton


Steve Brearton is a freelance writer in Toronto.

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