Federal Police triggers new phase of Operation Lava Jato

The prisoners will be taken to the Superintendence of the Federal Police in Curitiba.
23/02/2017 09h14 - Updated 23/02/2017 16h23
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The Federal Police unleashed today(23) Operation Blackout – the 38th stage of Operation Lava Jato. They have been met, in Rio de Janeiro, 15 search warrants and two warrants of remand for corruption offenses, fraud in public tenders, tax evasion and money laundering, among others.

financial operators, identified as facilitating the movement of undue funds paid to the boards of Petrobras members are the target of the action.

The name of the operation – Blackout – is a reference to the last name of two of the financial operators of the criminal scheme involving Petrobras. The goal is to show the interruption of operation of the investigated as representatives of the scheme.

The prisoners will be taken to the Superintendence of the Federal Police in Curitiba. A press conference on the operation is scheduled for 10 am in the capital of Paraná.

Source: Agency Brazil


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