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Brazil cracks down on coffee firms for alleged tax fraud - Reuters News 16-Mar-2021 10:30:26 AMBRAZI
Posted by ANTIFREEZE
on March 16, 2021, 3:33 pm
Brazil cracks down on coffee firms for alleged tax fraud - Reuters News 16-Mar-2021 10:30:26 AMBRAZIL-COFFEE/FRAUD SAO PAULO, March 16 (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities launched raids and issued multiple arrest warrants as part of a probe to crack down on coffee industry companies accused of evading taxes, according to a statement from prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais on Tuesday. Large coffee wholesalers and brokers in Paraná are allegedly implicated in the scam, as well as logistics firms and Paraná-based coffee roasters with nationwide operations, the statement said without naming any of the suspects. Brazilian authorities were serving 35 arrest warrants in connection with the probe, which also involves freezing assets of the suspected parties, the statement noted. Authorities have found evidence suggesting the suspects siphoned 700 million reais ($125.02 million) from the public purse as part of the scheme. ..
- Brazil cracks down on coffee firms for alleged tax fraud - Reuters News 16-Mar-2021 10:30:26 AMBRAZI - ANTIFREEZE March 16, 2021, 3:33 pm
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