Region: Peru


Featured in The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations - Edition 8

The most pressing criminal investigations relate to Operation Car Wash, in which Brazilian construction companies are alleged to have bribed Peruvian public officials to have infrastructure work contracts awarded at inflated prices.

10 January 2024

Head of Peru’s Car Wash task force suspended

Rafael Vela told GIR that he would appeal against his suspension to Peru’s Supreme Court in the hope of securing an interim order to allow him to return to his role spearheading the country’s Operation Car Wash investigations.

28 November 2023

Brazil Supreme Court annuls evidence from Odebrecht resolution

A Supreme Court judge described President Lula’s conviction as “one of the worst judicial mistakes in the history of the country” and took aim at the Operation Car Wash prosecutors who brought the case.

07 September 2023

Brazil and Peru authorities to train prosecutors on combatting corruption

27 June 2023

Baker McKenzie member firm raided in Peruvian Car Wash investigation

24 May 2023

Switzerland to send confiscated funds to Peru in decades-old corruption case

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled to send $8.5 million to Peru after the South American country identified the funds as proceeds of corruption linked to an arms deal in the 1990s.

18 May 2023

Peru prosecutors request 35 years in jail for ex-president over Odebrecht bribes

15 May 2023

Peru: US greenlights extradition of former Peruvian president

22 February 2023

ICYMI: News developments over the holidays

A very Happy New Year from all of us at Global Investigations Review. Catch up on the news you may have missed over the holidays, including an OFAC settlement, a VimpelCom-linked fine imposed on EY in the Netherlands, and another end-of-year leniency agreement in Brazil.

03 January 2023

Cooperation between Peru and Brazil suspended on Operation Car Wash

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have stopped cooperating with their Peruvian counterparts on a high-profile corruption case over concerns about Peru’s use of evidence against a Brazilian construction company.

09 November 2022

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