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Unprecedented Corruption Among Brazil"s Top Politicians Revealed In Unsealed JBS Plea Bargain

Recall that behind the latest political scandal .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2017

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

As Pension Obligations Crush Brazil, a Fix Eludes Politicians

President Michel Temer’s push to rein in soaring pension costs, seen as vital to restoring Brazil’s battered economy, is imperiled after a third of his cabinet and scores of lawmakers were named in a broad corruption probe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2017

Brazil Cases Against Politicians Include Corruption, Money Laundering

Details of a request to prosecute scores of top politicians in Brazil will likely take days to be released, but they will include accusations of corruption and money laundering, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 16th, 2017

Brazil on Tenterhooks Over Probe List

Brazil’s political crisis lurched into higher gear Wednesday as top politicians faced the prospect of being snared in a corruption dragnet while labor groups staged nationwide protests against President Michel Temer’s economic policies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 15th, 2017

Brazil"s Temer says corruption cases must not paralyze country

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer said on Tuesday that corruption accusations against politicians emerging from the Petrobras graft scandal must not paralyze the country, as his government plans measures to revive Brazil's stalled economy. .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

Marcelo Odebrecht Agrees to Plea Deal in Brazilian Corruption Probe

Marcelo Odebrecht, the jailed former head of Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht SA, on Thursday agreed to sign a plea-bargain agreement in connection with Brazil’s largest corruption probe ever, according to a person close to the negotiations......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 2016

Brazil Lawmakers Push to Hobble Graft Probe

Brazilian lawmakers advanced legislation that would hamper the ability of prosecutors and judges to go after crooked politicians, potentially setting back the country’s fight against widespread corruption......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2016

Brazil President Vows to Bar Politicians From Gaining Corruption Probe Immunity

Brazil President Michel Temer vowed to derail efforts by the nation’s lawmakers to try to shield themselves from prosecution in an epic graft probe that has rocked the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 27th, 2016

Brazil Graft Probe at Risk, Prosecutor Says

Brazilian politicians are stepping up efforts to impede the country’s biggest-ever corruption probe, say prosecutors leading the investigation, as a power struggle intensifies between the country’s legislative and judiciary branches......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 10th, 2016

Former Odebrecht CEO Close to Signing Plea Deal in Car Wash Probe

Marcelo Odebrecht, the former chief executive of Odebrecht SA, is close to signing a plea bargain with investigators in the sprawling Operation Car Wash probe into corruption at state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro, according to two people fa.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 26th, 2016

Odebrecht patriarch leads Brazil plea deal talks: Estado

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The eldest member of Brazil's Odebrecht family is personally spearheading negotiations between executives of his namesake engineering conglomerate and federal prosecutors for a potential plea deal in Brazil's biggest-ever corruption .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2016

Odebrecht patriarch leads Brazil plea deal talks, Estado says

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The eldest member of Brazil's Odebrecht family is personally spearheading negotiations between executives of his namesake engineering conglomerate and federal prosecutors for a potential plea deal in Brazil's biggest-ever corruption .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2016

Brazil is struggling with scandals and crises, and people there may look to the military for a fix

Thomson Reuters Corruption and a weak economy have frustrated Brazilians. Many in the country have expressed waning support for democratic governance. Some Brazilians have eve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider5 hr. 12 min. ago

Brazil"s president faces new corruption charges

Brazil's attorney general charged President Michel Temer on Thursday with obstruction of justice and organized crime......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 14th, 2017

JBS’s Batista Brothers Arrested as Brazil Corruption Probes Spiral

The final straw: They accidentally gave investigators an i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2017

Brazil Judge Draws Corruption Fighters" Ire

In a country where judges have become famous for tackling corruption, Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes has stood out as an exception, saying ‘the ethos of a country can’t be the fight against corruption.’.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2017

Brazilian Meatpacking Tycoon Detained In Corruption Probe

Brazil's chief prosecutor ordered the arrest of one of the country's richest men after he and a colleague recorded them.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 12th, 2017

Pilgrim"s Pride buys Moy Park from biggest shareholder JBS

Pilgrim's Pride says it paid about $1 billion to buy U.K. poultry producer Moy Park from its biggest shareholder JBS, which has been selling off its assets amid a corruption scandal in Brazil......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 11th, 2017