Brazil’s Lava Jato Turning to Energy Companies in 16th Phase

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The sixteenth phase of the Lava Jato (Car wash) investigation has started this morning with a focus on electricity companies, especially Eletronuclear, a subsidy of Eletrobras. Eletronuclear's President Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva was arrested as part of the thirty warrants issued this morning (July 28th).

The new phase of the corruption scheme investigations and apprehensions, deemed 'Radioactivity', included 180 federal policemen fulfilling thirty warrants - 23 to . . .

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