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DOJ eyes facilitators as PDVSA bribery probe advances

16 September 2019

DOJ eyes facilitators as PDVSA bribery probe advances Oil refinery. (Credit: istockphoto.com/Brasil2)

A federal court in Houston has unsealed an indictment that reveals bribery-related charges against the former president of Bariven and two Swiss wealth management officials. The indictment also describes how foreign banks and unnamed law firms were used in the scheme.