Brazil police detain 27 more in Petrobras-linked probe

November 14, 2014 12:23 PM

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police were serving 27 additional arrest warrants on Friday in a broad money-laundering investigation that has ensnared a former senior executive at oil firm Petrobras, causing it to delay releasing its results.

The police said in a statement 300 officers were involved in the operation in five different states and the capital district. Several warrants were being served at "large companies," the statement said, without identifying companies' names or the individuals targeted.

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