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Tensions rise over hiatus in case linked to Odebrecht investigation

By Clara Hudson

11 June 2020

Tensions rise over hiatus in case linked to Odebrecht investigation Credit: Credit: iStock.com/ManuelGonzalezOlaecheaFranco

A Miami lawyer and the Justice Department are wrangling over a year-long stay in a case tied to money laundering at Odebrecht. “The current pandemic directly impacts the government’s ability to proceed with its investigation,” prosecutors said.