Officials From 15 Countries in Brazil to Discuss Corruption

In the two-day meeting in Brasilia, prosecutors will discuss the corruption scandal perpetrated in their countries by Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Prosecutors from fifteen different countries across Latin America, Europe and Africa are meeting Thursday and Friday in Brasilia, Brazil to discuss a mega corruption scandal perpetrated in their countries by Brazilian multinational construction conglomerate Odebrecht.

Transparency International says the meeting will help countries dismantle corruption plans which cross borders and have a negative effect on the populations of these countries.

“Prosecutors should explore creating a joint investigative task force on a global scale, focused on offshore schemes and money laundering. A more efficient and coordinated investigation is key to dismantling . . .

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