Former Brazil senator sentenced to 19 years in Petrobras probe

Former Brazil senator sentenced to 19 years in Petrobras probe
 

A former Brazilian senator was sentenced on Thursday to 19 years in prison for corruption, money laundering and obstruction of justice in the investigation of kickbacks at state-run oil company Petrobras.
Gim Argello was arrested in April on evidence he took 7.35 million reais ($2.28 million) in bribes to ensure executives at major infrastructure companies would not be summoned by an investigative congressional committee in 2014.
Argello, a senator for the federal district from 2007 to 2015, was serving as the vice president of the congressional committee looking into accusations of... read more

 
13 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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