I have a feeling all it takes is one pissed-off customer to make a phone call to the local officials to get that Wal-mart investigation up and running.

It’s tough being a foreign investor in China, as Wal-mart by this point knows all too well. Then again, things could be worse. At least it’s not a Japanese company.

Stan Abrams from China Hearsay commented on a Wal-mart discount hoax case in Hubei province and entered into the national Xinhua news feed.