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Embraer probed for bribery in plane deals

Alleged graft involves officials in Argentina and Dominican Republic

Graft questions: Embraer faces investigations involving the sale of 20 passenger jets to an Argentine state airline, and a deal with the Dominican armed forces for eight Super Tucano light attack planes. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[SAO PAULO] US and Brazilian authorities are investigating whether Embraer SA bribed officials in Argentina and the Dominican Republic to secure deals for commercial and defence aircraft, according to legal documents obtained by Reuters. The investigations involve the sale of 20 passenger jets