IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to pay some $10 million to settle a Securities and Exchange Commission complaint about bribing of Chinese and South Korean officials, according to Bloomberg news.

The agreement was reached on Friday, a person “with direct knowledge of the settlement,” told Bloomberg.

The Wall Street Journal also reported the settlement.

An IBM spokesperson told Bloomberg he couldn’t comment.

Read the Bloomberg report here.

Read the WSJ report here.

IBM employs some 10,000 people in the Triangle area.

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