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Maersk allegedly paid millions to agent under bribery suspicion

Maersk transferred more than USD 3 million to an agent under suspicion of having bribed employees at Brazilian oil firm Petrobras in order to secure contracts for Maersk, newspaper writes.

According to Berlingske, A.P. Møller-Mærsk has allegedly paid Brazilian agent Wanderley Gandra, who is under suspicion of having used bribes to secure contracts for Maersk Tankers with Brazilian oil firm Petrobras. | Photo: Maersk Tankers

A.P. Møller-Mærsk has allegedly paid a major amount to Brazilian agent Wanderley Gandra, who is under suspicion of having used bribery to secure contracts for Maersk Tankers with Brazilian oil company Petrobras, writes Danish newspaper Berlingske.

The newspaper is in possession of a number of confidential documents related to the case, which is tied to a raid of Maersk offices in Brazil performed by the country's police force in December.

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