Insight

Greek shipping companies Aegean and Tsakos dragged into Petrobras corruption probe
Author:Rodrigo Russo and Ben Lucas

In Brief

Greek shipping companies Aegean Group and Tsakos Group have been dragged into the Brazilian corruption scandal involving the country's state-controlled oil company, Petróleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras. The companies are alleged to have paid middlemen, who in turn bribed Petrobras officials to help secure contracts for the shipping companies.

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