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Panama probes ex-officials in network suspected of graft

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Panamanian prosecutors are investigating a network of over 30 people that includes former high-level officials suspected of taking bribes worth $40 million between 2011 and 2012 for public works projects, Attorney General Kenia Porcell said.

The so-called “Blue Apple” probe began three months ago, and is investigating alleged acts of corruption, money laundering and criminal association.

Source: Reuters