Anti-Bribery Enforcement in Brazil

in Business Risk

In 2012, federal police in Brazil conducted 289 operations against bribery crimes. During the course of their investigations, authorities arrested 1,600 people that included 100 public officials.

Criminal justice programs in Brazil report that the conviction rate for bribes increased 30 percent between 2008 and 2012.

(See all government corruption data here.)

Source:  Anthony Boadle, “Brazil enacts tough anti-bribery law required by OECD,” Reuters, August 2, 2013.

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