Swiss prosecutor finds 300 bank accounts linked to Petrobras scandal

March 19, 2015 3:14 AM

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BRASILIA/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have uncovered over 300 accounts at more than 30 Swiss banks that they suspect are linked to the massive corruption and money-laundering scandal at Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

Switzerland has frozen roughly $400 million in Swiss accounts in the investigation and has begun to return an initial $120 million to Brazilian officials, Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber said at a news conference in Brasilia.

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