Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) on Wednesday (July 3) said a search warrant was executed on Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), its subsidiary in Brazil, in ongoing investigations related to Operation Car Wash in Brazil, the country’s biggest anti-graft crackdown which sent former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to jail.
Present investigations also involve Martin Cheah Kok Choon, EJA’s former president, the offshore and marine firm said.
It said it understands the search relates to investigations against Guilherme Esteves de Jesus, a former consultant engaged by EJA in Brazil who has been arrested by the Brazilian Federal Police. He is facing ongoing criminal charges which have not been concluded.
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