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Colombia and US join forces on Ecopetrol graft probe

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Colombia and the United States are collaborating on a corruption probe involving Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol and U.S. executives, President Juan Manuel Santos’ office said.

The Colombian side of the investigation began in January 2014, after U.S. federal prosecutors charged two former co-CEOs of PetroTiger with bribing an Ecopetrol executive to a secure a $39.6 million oil-service contract.

Source: Colombia Reports