Ex-chief of Brazil oil giant jailed for graft


Former oil giant Petrobras head Aldemir Bendine, who is also a former head of Banco do Brasil, one of Latin America's largest banks, has been sentenced for taking a RM3.6 million bribe from the Odebrecht business conglomerate. – EPA pic, March 8, 2018.

A FORMER head of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras was sentenced yesterday to 11 years’ prison as part of a vast corruption probe that has tainted much of the country’s political and business elite.

Aldemir Bendine, who is also a former head of Banco do Brasil, one of Latin America’s largest banks, was sentenced for taking a three-million-real (RM3.6 million) bribe from the Odebrecht business conglomerate.


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