RIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters.
Rio de Janeiro Siemens und andere große Medizintechnik-Anbieter sind Insidern zufolge wegen angeblicher Bestechungszahlungen an Beamte ins Visier der brasilianischen Behörden und des FBI geraten.
SAO PAULO Brazil's armed forces on Sunday paid tribute to a 1964 coup leading to a two-decade dictatorship, after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro - who argues that military intervention saved the country from communism - reversed an 8-year-ban on celebrations.
SAO PAULO Brazilian former President Michel Temer was hit with more graft charges on Friday, just a day after being charged in a separate corruption case, according to federal prosecutors.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in "Operation Radioactivity," a probe of alleged graft in the construction of a nuclear power plant, threatening to delay debate over the government's ambitious fiscal reforms. | Video
SAO PAULO Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that corruption cases involving illegal campaign donations should be handled by electoral courts, a move that some prosecutors warned could hurt their groundbreaking crusade against graft.
RIO DE JANEIRO/HOUSTON The FBI is investigating energy trading firm Vitol's top two executives in the Americas in connection with a Brazil bribery case, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, deepening the U.S. role in a probe of foreign oil firms' dealings with state-controlled Petrobras.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 13 The FBI is investigating
trading firm Vitol's top two executives in the Americas in
connection with a Brazil bribery case involving deals with
Petroleo Brasileiro SA, two sources with direct
knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
SAO PAULO Commodities trader Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] has refused a judge's order to hand over the email archives of two former executives in Brazil who are facing corruption charges over accusations they bribed officials at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro.
SAO PAULO A Brazilian man facing allegations of bribing officials at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on behalf of Vitol Group [VITOLV.UL], Glencore and other major oil trading firms has been arrested in the United States, authorities said Tuesday.