The Odebrecht case

On December 21, 2016, The US Department of Justice published the results of an investigation regarding the activities of the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. Investigators collected evidence that over the past 20 years the company has given $ 788 million in bribes to officials and politicians in 12 countries, including Brazil, Angola, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic and Venezuela. They received orders for construction from the governments of aforementioned countries in return.