ADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - Some high-ranking officials at Amway in India were arrested Monday.
According to the Times of India, CEO and managing director William Pinckney and two others directors were arrested and charged with cheating and violations of laws dealing with funds.
Police in India received four complaints against the firm.
In a statement, Amway said it was surprised to hear of the arrests and was working with authorities in India.
Later Tuesday, Amway said the three had been released from police custody.
"Right now, we are relieved to be returning these three employees to their families. They have done nothing wrong," a follow-up statement reads in part. "As we better understand the facts and circumstances surrounding these events, be assured that if there are issues within our business to be fixed or resolved, we will take responsibility for addressing them."
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