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Graft schemes widespread in Brazil: former Petrobras exec

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 05:50
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Costa has given the authorities the names of "dozens" of politicians who received payments in the Petrobras case.

Brasilia

A FORMER Petrobras executive at the centre of an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme involving the state-run oil company said on Tuesday that similar bribery and kickback schemes are prevalent in many Brazilian public-infrastructure projects.

The March arrest of the