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JBS parent pleads guilty to U.S. foreign bribery charges

New York/Rio de Janeiro | Reuters — Brazil’s J+F Investimentos, parent company of the world’s largest meatpacker, JBS, pleaded guilty to U.S. foreign bribery charges and agreed to pay US$128.25 million in criminal fines, prosecutors said on Wednesday. J+F is paying only half of the $256.5 million fines levied due to settlements made with Brazilian […] Read more

Brazil police serving warrants linked to JBS tax probe

Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s federal police are serving 14 search warrants on Monday in connection with a bribery probe implicating meatpacker JBS SA and tax authorities, they said in a statement. The raids are based on plea bargain testimony by JBS executives who suggested that 160 million reais (C$62 million) in bribes were […] Read more