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CEO of Brazil"s JBS Is Arrested in New Twist of Scandal at Meatpacker

Brazilian authorities arrested Wesley Batista, acting head of JBS, the world’s largest meatpacker, for allegedly using insider trading to profit from a massive plea deal signed earlier this year amid a corruption probe......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2017

Brazil Authorities Arrest JBS CEO Wesley Batista

Brazilian authorities arrested the head of JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacker, for allegedly using insider trading to profit from a massive plea deal signed earlier this year amid a corruption probe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 2017

Top prosecutor to use new testimony against Brazil"s Temer: Sources

The office of Brazil's Prosecutor General plans to use an entrepreneur's testimony in a new plea bargain deal to build up an investigation targeting President Michel Temer, a person with direct knowl........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 23rd, 2017

Brazil Supreme Court Approves Trial for Prominent Center-Right Politician

Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled that Aécio Neves, a former presidential candidate and center-right leader, be tried for corruption as the country’s vast Car Wash investigation reaches its final and most critical stage......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Breakingviews TV: Brazil cleanup

April 12 - Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has gone to jail for corruption. Martin Langfield explains the implications for October’s presidential election and why an outsider candidate may win – and then struggle to get much done......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 12th, 2018

Lobbying For Slavery In Brazil

Some 10 percent of Brazil’s top politicians received donations by companies entangled in scandals involving modern day slavery. As Statista's.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 9th, 2018

Brazil"s Ex-President Turns Himself in to Serve Jail Term

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to police on Saturday to begin serving a 12-year jail sentence for corruption, ending an oft-tense televised saga that had riveted the nation for two days......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 7th, 2018

Brazil"s presidential frontrunner is the latest to fall in a massive corruption investigation — and it"s not clear what comes next

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2018

Ex-Brazil President Won"t Say if He Will Meet Surrender Deadline

A lawyer for former Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was ordered to surrender to authorities on Friday to begin a prison term for corruption, said his client had not decided whether to surrender......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

Ex-Brazil President Won"t Say If He Will Meet Surrender Deadline

A lawyer for former Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was ordered to surrender to authorities on Friday to begin a prison term for corruption, said his client had not decided whether to surrender......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Judge orders former Brazil president jailed over corruption conviction

A Brazilian judge Thursday ordered the jailing of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva for the former president’s conviction last year on charges of corruption and money laundering......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2018

Facebook fined $33 million for failing to aid Brazil graft probe

A Brazilian judge has ordered that Facebook Inc pay 111.7 million reais ($33.4 million) for failing to cooperate with a corruption investigation, federal prosecutors said on Thursday, prompting Facebook to say it was exploring "all legal options.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 5th, 2018

Brazil"s Supreme Court Denies Ex-President Lula"s Plea For Freedom

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's will serve a 12-year and one-month prison sentence......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 5th, 2018

Brazil"s Supreme Court Rejects Former President"s Bid to Avoid Jail

Populist leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva had sought to remain free while he exhausts appeals of his corruption conviction......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 5th, 2018

"Lula" Campaign Buses Hit by Gunfire, Brazil"s Workers" Party Says

Buses carrying supporters of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva were hit by gunfire, his Workers’ Party said, ahead of a court ruling on whether to send the leftist icon to jail for corruption......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 28th, 2018

Brazil"s Odebrecht signs contract with power utility

The giant Brazilian construction company at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal has signed a $174 million contract with the power utility company Furnas, which is a subsidiary of Brazil's electricity holding company, Eletrobras......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 27th, 2018

Brazil"s Petrobras Posts Loss Following Settlement Charges

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said Thursday it posted a net loss in the fourth quarter and in 2017 as the state-controlled oil company continues to suffer from the side effects of a corruption scandal......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 15th, 2018

Ex-Mexican Prosecutor Says He Was Fired to Stymie Corruption Probe

The bribery scandal around Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, which led to criminal charges against former presidents in Brazil and Peru, brought about a different outcome in Mexico: the firing of a top prosecutor......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 15th, 2018

INX Media case: ED opposes relief to Karti Chidambaram; top 10 developments

Delhi High Court's Justice Indermeet Kaur recused herself from hearing Karti Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media corruption case.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

Trump Threatened To Fire White House Lawyer After He Refused To Deny Mueller-Probe Leak

We wondered why the pace of leaks from Special Counsel Bob Mueller's office started to slow late last summer - and then, suddenly, Mueller dropped the Manafort-Gates indictments, unsealed George Papadopoulos's plea agreement and anno.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 7th, 2018