Brazil Congress Sees Petrobras as Victim of Corruption

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The final report of the Congressional Committee (CPI) investigating the Petrobras scandal handed in on Monday, did not call for any indictments of the politicians investigated in the Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal. According to the commission’s findings Petrobras was a victim of a cartel set up by construction and engineering companies and counted on the ‘complicity of a few corrupt employees’.

Although members of the commission interviewed by local media . . .

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