SAO PAULO — Fiat SpA's Brazilian operation is investigating supplier fraud. The Italian carmaker discovered last November that employees from its purchasing division were receiving tips and presents from some local suppliers. Eight persons, including managers, were dismissed. Now Fiat is looking into whether the purchases were overcharged. The fraud was brought to the attention of Fiat after a supplier purchased a company that also was a supplier of Fiat. The firm was found to be part ...
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