3 Construction Execs Jailed For Petrobras-Related Corruption

By John Kennedy (July 21, 2015, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Three former Brazilian construction company executives were among six sentenced Monday for their involvement in the corruption scandal that has sent shockwaves through state-owned Petrobras and the Brazilian government, the first set of construction executive convictions involving Operation Car Wash, the sweeping federal corruption dragnet.

Dalton Avancini, Eduardo Leite and Joao Ricardo Auler, all former executives at Camargo Correa SA, were convicted on charges of bribery and money laundering, Brazilian magazine Epoca reported Monday. The trio were accused of price-fixing and bribery involving contracts at Petrobras' President Getulio Vargas refinery, Abreu e Lima refinery and the Rio de Janeiro Petrochemical Complex....

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