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PJ police arrest 33 people for corruption and embezzlement this year

by TPN/Lusa, in Business · 14-12-2017 13:09:00 · 0 Comments

The Portuguese PJ Police have arrested 33 people this year on charges corruption, embezzlement and money laundering, the national director of the criminal investigation police said on Monday.

Almeida Rodrigues was speaking at the opening ceremony of “The Fight against Fraud and Corruption” conference taking place at the PJ headquarters in Lisbon.
In addition to the 33 people arrested, the PJ charged another 336 defendants on suspicion of corruption, embezzlement and money laundering.
In 2016, the PJ arrested 119 people for economic and financial crimes.
The conference is held as part of the International Day against Corruption, which is commemorated on Monday.

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Edition 1484
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