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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 . . .

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