9th October 2017
9 October 2017 KYC360 News Levels of corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean are rising despite widespread protests in countries such as Brazil, Guatemala and Venezuela in the past year, new research shows. Around 29% of citizens who had used key public services in the past 12 months paid… Read More
5th October 2017
BBC News Brazilian police have detained the head of the country’s Olympic committee in Rio de Janeiro. Carlos Nuzman has been investigated as part of a cash-for-votes probe after the bid for the Rio 2016 Olympics was won. The arrest is part of the… Read More
13th September 2017
Brazil’s top court has authorised a new corruption and money laundering investigation of President Michel Temer. Supreme Court Justice Luis Roberto Barroso ruled there is sufficient evidence to investigate whether Mr Temer signed a decree in May 2017 to favour a company operating in the port of Santos in exchange… Read More
12th September 2017
Brazilian police on Monday launched an operation involving possible money laundering by the agricultural arm of Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA through imports of agricultural equipment from Brazil, authorities said. Under the scheme, which has been under investigation for three years, PDVSA overpaid two companies, one Venezuelan and one Brazilian,… Read More
11th September 2017
A Brazilian billionaire at the centre of a corruption case involving President Michel Temer has handed himself in to federal police officers in the city of Sao Paulo. A Supreme Court judge accused the tycoon, Joesley Batista, of hiding evidence he was obliged to provide as part of a plea… Read More
7th September 2017
A former Brazilian minister has alleged there was a “blood pact” between former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and construction giant Odebrecht. Antonio Palocci, once considered Lula’s right-hand man, accused the ex-president of receiving a building for his institute and an apartment. Read More
7th September 2017
Brazil’s federal police have found a trove of money stashed in an apartment allegedly used by one of President Michel Temer’s former cabinet members, the largest single cash seizure in the country’s history. A photograph provided by the police as part of its operation called “Lost Treasure” showed suitcases and… Read More
6th September 2017
The head of Brazil’s Olympic committee allegedly paid a $2 million bribe to secure votes for Brazil. The allegations came as police revealed a nine-month investigation into the corruption behind the Olympic bid. Read More
6th September 2017
The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), have committed to intensifying their cooperation against terror financing and money laundering, within the framework established by the United Nations, specifically the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). “We call for swift and effective implementation of relevant UNSC Resolutions and the… Read More
24th August 2017
Venezuela’s dismissed chief prosecutor says she has proof of corruption within the top leadership, including evidence against President Nicolás Maduro. Luisa Ortega Diaz also accused two party leaders and the new prosecutor. Read More