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Corruption in Brazil: The Petrobras Scandal

by: (Editorial Manager) on

The Petrobras scandal that engulfed Brazil is still making headlines nearly two years after it was exposed. An enormous bribery and corruption scandal involving one of Brazil’s most prominent companies, it crossed continents, involved billions of dollars, sent convulsions across business and society and reached the summit of Brazilian politics.

This is a scandal that is refusing to disappear. Just this week it was revealed that two partners of the law firm Mossack Fonseca – whose hacked documents last year were dubbed the Panama Papers - have been arrested in relation to money laundering charges concerning the Petrobras scandal.

The Petrobras scandal is a complex story, with many actors playing their part in a murky affair that is still being unravelled today. The following Prezi takes a closer at this fascinating story and the subsequent upheaval it left in its wake.


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