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Brazil's ex-President Temer jailed, accused of heading 'criminal organization'

Mar 21 2019

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

Brazil Supreme Court decision seen as 'blow' to Car Wash probe

Mar 14 2019

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.

Exclusive: FBI investigating top Vitol executives in Americas - sources

Feb 13 2019

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.

EXCLUSIVE-FBI investigating top Vitol executives in Americas -sources

Feb 13 2019

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.

Exclusive: Trafigura refuses to hand over emails in Brazil bribery case

Jan 11 2019

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.

Exclusive: Top suspect in Vitol, Glencore Brazil bribery case arrested in U.S. - court

Jan 09 2019

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.

Exclusive: Top suspect in Vitol, Glencore Brazil bribery case arrested in U.S. - court

Jan 08 2019

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.

EXCLUSIVE-Top suspect in Vitol, Glencore Brazil bribery case arrested in U.S. -court

Jan 08 2019

SAO PAULO, Jan 8 A Brazilian man facing allegations of bribing officials at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on behalf of Vitol Group , Glencore and other major oil trading firms has been arrested in the United States, authorities said Tuesday. Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade was detained in the U.S. on Dec. 20, an arrest that was disclosed in a Brazilian court document seen by Reuters. He was arrested with the help of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Besides handling deportation cases, ICE carries out investigations of transnational crime.

EXCLUSIVE-Top suspect in Vitol, Glencore Brazil bribery case arrested in U.S. -court

Jan 08 2019

SAO PAULO, Jan 8 A Brazilian man facing allegations of bribing officials at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on behalf of Vitol Group , Glencore and other major oil trading firms has been arrested in the United States, authorities said Tuesday. Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade was detained in the U.S. on Dec. 20, an arrest that was disclosed in a Brazilian court document seen by Reuters. He was arrested with the help of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Besides handling deportation cases, ICE carries out investigations of transnational crime.

EXCLUSIVE-Top suspect in Vitol, Glencore Brazil bribery case arrested in U.S. -court

Jan 08 2019

SAO PAULO, Jan 8 A Brazilian man facing allegations of bribing officials at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on behalf of Vitol Group , Glencore and other major oil trading firms has been arrested in the United States, according to a Brazilian court document seen by Reuters. Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade was detained in the United States on Dec. 20, according to the document. He was arrested with the help of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (Reporting by Brad Brooks Editing by Christian Plumb and David Gregorio)

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