(June 26): A former agent of a US unit of Keppel Offshore & Marine, the world’s biggest builder of oil rigs, pleaded guilty in a scheme to pay bribes to Brazilian officials tied to the Petrobras scandal.

Zwi Skornicki, 69, admitted on Tuesday that from 2001 to 2014 he participated in a plot to bribe Brazilian authorities and officials with Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-owned oil company, to win business for Keppel.

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