Microsoft Probe Expands, Eli Lilly Joins Chinese Bribery Scandal, and 3 More Hot Stocks

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT): U.S. authorities have expanded the scope of an investigation that’s looking into possible bribery at Microsoft and its resellers — it now includes allegations of wrongdoing in Russia and Pakistan. The investigation earlier looked into allegations made by a former Microsoft representative in China and the company’s relationships with resellers and consultants in Romania and Italy, Bloomberg is reporting.