By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Implicated in the mega corruption scandal known as Lava Jato (Carwash), UK’s Rolls-Royce announced on Monday it had reached an accord with Brazil’s Ministerio Publico Federal (Public Prosecutor’s Office) to pay US$25 million for bribery and corruption charges.
In 2015 the British company was accused of paying bribes to Petrobras employees for a US$100 million contract with the Brazilian state-owned oil giant.
Brazilian federal prosecutors say former Petrobras manager Pedro Barusco, in his plea-bargaining agreement said he received at least US$200 . . .