By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Federal Public Prosecutor's Office in the state of Paraná (MPF-PR), launched today the 51st phase of Operação Lava Jato (Car Wash Operation), focusing on corruption and money laundering crimes involving Petrobras’ International Area and a link with President Temer’s MDB party.
“These unwarranted benefits relate to the fraudulent procurement of more than US$825 million, signed in 2010 by Petrobras with the construction company Norberto Odebrecht,” stated the MPF in a note released to reporters Tuesday morning.
According to prosecutors more than US$56.5 . . .