Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves/File Photo

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s authorities will investigate miner Vale SA over possible corruption in misleading officials about the safety of its dam that burst and killed hundreds, a spokeswoman for the Mines and Energy Ministry said on Friday. If found to have violated Brazil’s 2013 anti-corruption law, Vale could face a fine of up to […]

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