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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



Brazil’s Supreme Court won’t release JBS brothers

Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes on Friday denied a request to release from jail Joesley and Wesley Batista, the brothers who control the world’s largest meatpacker JBS SA. The Batistas’ defense challenged the detention of the brothers after their arrest last week by federal police in a probe into […] Read more


Brazil formally accuses JBS owners of insider trading

Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s federal police on Thursday formally asked prosecutors to bring charges against brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the owners of meatpacker JBS SA, for insider trading. The Batista brothers saved as much as 138 million reais (C$54 million) through allegedly illegal market dealings in May, police said. The insider trading […] Read more