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World's biggest oil traders paid bribes in Brazil scandal -prosecutors

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World's biggest oil traders paid bribes in Brazil scandal -prosecutors

Top executives of the international companies had "total and unequivocal" knowledge of the graft involving Petroleo Brasileiro SA, known as Petrobras, investigators said at a news conference. The bribes took place between 2011 and 2014, investigators said. The details being made public were just the "tip of the iceberg" investigators said, and the latest revelations were the strongest international links yet announced to the sweeping "Car Wash" probe centered on political corruption at Petrobras.