You might not immediately spot the link between the deadly Tianjin explosion in China, the million-dollar La Linea scandal in Guatemala, and the investigations against the giant American company Walmart, all in 2015. The link? Corruption in customs.
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The owners of the warehouse in the port of Tianjin that exploded last week and killed more than 100 people obtained fraudulent safety licenses through their connections with fire and safety officials, China state media said.
The death toll following the huge explosions and chemical fires at the storage center in Tianjin port in China last week has now exceeded 100, including dozens of fire fighters, and hundreds more seriously injured.