Region: Peru

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

Peruvian prosecutor accuses Odebrecht suspects of taking advantage of coronavirus

17 April 2020

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

Peruvian lawyers hope prosecutors will be able to conduct investigations more efficiently after being forced to work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

16 April 2020

Peru suspends Operation Car Wash investigations amid coronavirus pandemic

23 March 2020

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