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Peru to Target Odebrecht Former Partners, Politicians, Others for Fines

The Peruvian prosecutor tasked with seeking damages owed to the state for corruption said on Monday he plans to fine local companies, politicians and businessmen about $180 million for taking part in Brazilian builder Odebrecht's kickback schemes. In a plea deal signed with Peruvian authorities on Saturday, Odebrecht agreed to provide evidence and pay Peru about $180 million for having bribed local officials, prosecutor Jorge Ramirez added, confirming an exclusive Reuters...

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