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A bribery case tests relations between the US and Brazil

By Kelly Swanson

20 March 2019

A bribery case tests relations between the US and Brazil Credit: istockphoto.com/Theerapong28

The DOJ declined to bring a foreign bribery case against a US drilling contractor. Now Brazilian prosecutors have asked the DOJ to freeze the contractor’s US assets following an investigation into the very same allegations.