Portugal arrests suspect of paying bribes in Petrobras case

March 21, 2016 10:56 AM

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BRASILIA, March 21 Brazilian and Portuguese police arrested on Monday in Lisbon another suspect of involvement in the massive bribery scheme centered on Brazil's oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazilian prosecutors said.

Raul Schmidt Felipe Junior was wanted by Brazilian police since July 2015, accused of paying bribes to Petrobras' executives. He has dual citizenship and moved to Lisbon after Brazilian authorities started the graft probe, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

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