Washington Post
| by Lindsay Mayka

An article by Assistant Professor of Government Lindsay Mayka and government and economics major Andrés Lovón ’21 was published in the May 23 Washington Post. Titled “How one company’s deep web of corruption took down governments across Latin America,” the article breaks down a large bribery scandal that played out across several Latin American countries, including Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, and Mexico. “Prosecutors have investigated and/or charged hundreds of high-level public officials for receiving Odebrecht kickbacks,” Mayka and Lovón wrote about the Brazilian construction company. “After investigating Odebrecht’s bribery payments funneled through Swiss and U.S. banks, the U.S. Department of Justice called it ‘the largest foreign bribery case in history.’”

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