will have access to the investigations on tax crimes allegedly committed by Odebrecht and others, as
has expanded the team's competences.
According to a resolution signed by the Attorney General —and published in El Peruano official gazette— this measure includes Odebrecht officers and former officers
, as well as the economic group's societies linked to the Lava Jato case.
In December 2016, the prosecutor team was created, so its members could exclusively focus on the investigations linked to corruption offenses committed by public officials and other crimes that Obebrecht allegedly committed.
In August 2017, the group's competence was expanded with the purpose of including money laundering offenses
and seizure of illegal assets processes.
As is known, the Brazilian construction giant admitted to having paid millions in bribes to government officials in Peru, in order to secure public-works contracts.
benefited from over US$143 million between 2005 and 2014 in Peru, according to the U.S. Justice Department.