More than 13,000 new documents tied to the Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht have revealed the scope of the supposed bribes and other illegal transactions the company made in Argentina and the rest of the region.
The documents include dates, amounts, nicknames of the recipients of illegal payments, the specific job or project, and the financial structure the firm designed to cover up the origin and destination of the funds.
Such clues into Latin America’s main corruption case were exposed in documentation accessed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). In Argentina, journalists from La Nación and Perfil participate in the ICIJ.
The documents are part of an investigation the “Bribery Division” case whose pool of evidence includes spreadsheets, bank statements, payment confirmations and e-mails in which some former Odebrecht executives appear to participate in a sophisticated network of dirty money.
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