U.S. Unseals Indictment against Two Austrians on Odebrecht Corruption-Based Money Laundering Charges

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

On May 25, 2021, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York unsealed an indictment against two Austrian nationals, one of which was arrested in the United Kingdom, on criminal charges related to the alleged participation in a conspiracy to launder hundreds of millions of dollars through the U.S. financial system as part of a scheme to pay bribes and defraud the Brazilian government.[1]



[1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Two Bank Executives Charged for Conspiring to Launder Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Through U.S. Financial System in Connection with Odebrecht Bribery and Fraud Scheme, Press Rel., May 25, 2021.