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Brazil graft probe may ensnare electric utility

Prosecutor says more than a dozen foreign companies could also be charged in an investigation that is likely to continue for at least another 2 years

Prosecutor Carlos Fernando dos Santos Lima speaks during an interview for Reuters in Curitiba, Brazil, on June 23, 2015.

Curitiba, Brazil

BRAZIL'S biggest corruption investigation could spread to its largest electric utility, Eletrobras, and more than a dozen foreign companies, a lead prosecutor said on Tuesday, in a sign of further turbulence for the country's business and political establishment.


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