McD’s Hong Kong chief goes on leave as bribery allegations are leveled

HONG KONG McDonald’s has refused to comment on Chinese media reports that Joseph Lau, managing director of the burger chain’s Hong Kong branch, has been arrested for allegedly receiving bribes from food distributors who supply the restaurants.

The Hong Kong office has said only that Lau is on leave from his job, according to Walt Riker, vice president of corporate media relations for McDonald’s Corp.

Speaking from the company’s Oak Brook, Ill., world

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