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30 foreign companies under investigation in Brazilian Petrobras corruption probe

By Adam Dobrik

24 November 2015

30 foreign companies under investigation in Brazilian Petrobras corruption probe Petrobras headquarters. Credit: Thomas Hobbs on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

In total, 285 foreign companies are known to have done business with Petrobras officials or agents who are under investigation in the widening corruption probe known as Operation Car Wash. Of those 285 companies, 30 are under investigation, a spokesperson for the Curitiba Prosecutor’s Office told GIR.