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Posts Tagged: Pedro Barusco

Brazil: Will oil company graft crush Dilma?

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians poured into the streets this weekend to protest against corruption, accusing the ruling Worker’s Party of bribery at the state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

An estimated 700,000 protesters called for impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.… Continue Reading

Ex Petrobras exec names Swiss banks used in $100 million bribe scheme

A former executive admitted using Swiss bank accounts in a bribery scheme at Brazil’s state-controlled oil and gas giant, documents released by a court said.

Former Petrobras executive Pedro Barusco said in a statement to the Brazil court that he used several bank accounts in Switzerland to launder a portion of an estimated $100 million in bribes.… Continue Reading

Rolls Royce accused in Petrobras bribe case

UK-based Rolls Royce has been accused of bribing an employee of Brazil’s state-controlled oil company to win a $100 million contract to provide gas turbines for oil platforms.

Former Petrobras employee Pedro Barusco reportedly told police Rolls Royce gave him at least $200,000 as a bribe.… Continue Reading