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Brazil police make arrests in investigation of Petrobras subsidiary

Source: Jornal O Globo.

This material belongs to: Reuters.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Brazilian police said on Tuesday they were taking five people into custody as part of the nation’s ‘Cash Wash’ corruption investigation, this time looking into suspected illegal payments at a subsidiary of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras).

Police said they were executing eight search warrants in an investigation into an alleged scheme involving illegal payments by a contractor to an employee of Petrobras subsidiary Transpetro.