Lava Jato Investigation in Brazil Targets Ex-CEO of Petrobras and BB

Aldemir Bendine is suspected of receiving R$3 million in bribes paid by Odebrecht, the mega-construction company ensnared in the Lava Jato graft scandal.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Thursday, July 27th, the Federal Police in Brazil served court orders which included three temporary arrest and eleven search and seizure in the 42nd phase of Lava Jato (Car Wash). The main target was Aldemir Bendine, former head of Petrobras and Banco do Brasil (BB), according to a government news source.

In a statement released by the Federal Public Ministry in Paraná (MPF-PR), Bendine is suspected of receiving R$3 million in bribes paid by Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?