Investigation into Odebrecht corruption network in the Netherlands
Prosecutors raided locations across the Netherlands on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the alleged use of shell companies to distribute US$ 100 million in bribes on behalf of Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA. Data and financial records were seized from half a dozen homes and businesses, the Dutch financial prosecutors said. A 48-year-old man was detained near the town of Leiden. They did not name any of the businesses being investigated. (Suite).