Ex-Director Petrobras accused over 40 politicians of corruption

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petrobras-bEx-Director of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras Paolo Roberto Costa has accused over 40 politicians of involvement into corruption, reported BBC.

Costa, who is currently in prison and under investigation for involvement into the corruption, has named Minister, governors and Congressmen. Part of them were members of the ruling Working Party, which could seriously damage President Dilme Roosef.

 Many names were published in Veja, one of the leading magazines in Brazil. Some politicians have already denied the accusations. Costa was arrested in 2013 and before naming the politicians he has concluded a deal with the investigation.

* Petrobras is the biggest oil company in Brazil. Petrobras manages over 100 production platforms, 16 oil refineries, over 6,000 petrol stations and 30,000 km of pipelines. Proved oil resources of Petrobras total 14 billion barrels.

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