Store guards beating black man to death costs Carrefour in Brazil US$22 million

In November 2020, Carrefour store security guards had beaten a black man to death. The public defender sued the company for US$38 million in damages but final settlement was less.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an effort to put an end to all lawsuits related to the implementation and execution of anti-racist and racial diversity measures, Carrefour settled with the Federal Prosecutor's Office and others to pay R$115 (US$22) million for the murder of João Alberto in a supermarket store in Porto Alegre (RS) in November 2020.

At the time, the victim, a black man, was killed by two store security . . .

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