Tag: Petrobras

Walter Faria snared by his Swiss accounts

Brazil’s Lavo Jato (Operation Car Wash) investigation has claimed another success with the arrest of Walter Faria, CEO of the country’s second largest brewing company, Petropolis Group. Faria is accused of laundering more than 80 million francs for the Odebrecht account between 2006 and 2014 as part of a vast system of corruption orchestrated by the specially created “department of structural …

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Swiss attorney general closes case linked to SBM Offshore bribes

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland is preparing to close a criminal investigation for money laundering and corruption connected to the Lava Jato scandal in Brazil. The proceedings, opened against unknown persons in May 2014, involved, amongst others, Pedro José Barusco Filho, former director of engineering at Petrobras, and bribes paid by the Dutch oil services group SMB Offshore. The …

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Former PKB banker allegedly received commissions from Odebrecht

Before being dismissed in September 2015, H.D. worked for more than ten years for Ticino-based PKB Privatbank. A Swiss-Brazilian dual citizen, he held the position of deputy director and looked after the bank’s Latin-American clientele. He opened and managed the accounts of one the bank’s most infamous clients: the Brazilian multinational Odebrecht. For years, the construction giant …

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