Chilean Former President Bachelet Denies Links to Brazil’s Car Wash Scandal
|09/18/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Michelle Bachelet, the U.N. human rights chief, has denied claims by a Brazilian businessman under investigation in Brazil’s massive Car Wash scandal that he paid $141,000 to cover debts incurred by her 2013 Chilean presidential campaign.
Leo Pinheiro is reported to have told prosecutors as part of a plea bargain that his engineering firm, OAS, paid the money at the suggestion of the former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Lula is serving a 12-year prison sentence for taking bribes in connection with the scandal, which involved payoffs and read more >>>