Peru ex-President Toledo faces arrest

Peru ex-President Toledo faces arrest

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Peru Project & Infrastructure Finance

Authorities in Peru plan to seek the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo in connection with an investigation into millions of dollars in bribes paid by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to win public works contracts in the country.Peru’s Attorney General Pablo Sanchez said on Tuesday that he will formally request Toledo’s detention on charges of influence trafficking and laundering of assets. The former president is under investigation on suspicion that he received $20m in bribes

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