Swiss police search Trafigura and Vitol in corruption case

The two commodity traders Trafigura and Vitol have had their offices in Switzerland searched as part of the investigation into corruption at Brazilian oil company Petrobras, reports Financial Times.

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The Swiss prosecution authority has searched offices belonging to commodity traders Trafigura and Vitol in a case related to bribes in Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras, reports Financial Times.

Vitol and Trafigura are accused of having paid bribes to employees at Petrobras to secure contracts with the oil company.

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