Region: Peru

Peru to receive Odebrecht bribes allegedly laundered by former president

The US will return $686,000 of illicitly obtained money to the Peruvian government after seizing the funds from former president Alejandro Celestino Toledo.

01 September 2022

Peruvian president denies role in alleged state bribery scheme

20 June 2022

Trial against ex-president of Peru over Odebrecht scandal begins

22 February 2022

US orders extradition of former Peru president in Odebrecht bribery case

A US court has ordered the extradition of former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo to his home country to face corruption and money laundering charges.

30 September 2021

Peru convicts ex-attorney general for blocking Odebrecht probe

08 September 2021

Construction company agrees $126m settlement in Peru

Graña y Montero’s successor company has reached a plea deal with Peruvian authorities to resolve an investigation into corruption allegations stemming from Brazil’s Operation Car Wash.

25 May 2021

Peru investigates Brazilian construction company in bribery case

09 March 2021

People News: US fraud prosecutor joins law firm

The US Justice Department’s recently-departed market integrity chief has joined Morrison & Foerster, and the Biden-Harris transition team announced new joiners to the White House legal team.

11 January 2021

Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

A new congressional committee set up in Peru to investigate potential corruption in the construction sector has not been given a realistic time frame and risks jeopardising prosecutorial probes, according to local experts.

18 September 2020

Senior Peru prosecutor: coronavirus shouldn’t get corruption suspects out of pre-trial detention

The senior Peruvian prosecutor addressed the immediate challenges that the coronavirus has presented for the country’s justice system, Peru’s progress in Odebrecht-linked investigations, and what the country can learn from Brazil to improve anti-corruption enforcement.

06 May 2020

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