Rolls-Royce involved in Brazilian corruption scandal

The British engine supplier has now been named as a part of the large corruption scandal in the Brazilian national oil company Petrobras, reports the Financial Times. The company is charged in several corruption scandals worldwide.

Rolls-Royce has been involved in Brazil's largest corruption scandal and is being charged for having taken part in a multi-billion dollar bribery case along with the country's national oil producer Petrobras, according to the Financial Times.

British Rolls-Royce produces gas turbines for Petrobras and is rumored to have bribed its way to major contracts during the last decade. Pedro Barusco, a former employee of Petrobras, claims to have received at least USD 200,000 from Rolls-Royce, which also bribed politicians and management in the oil company.

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