Ms Ana de Brito Camacho

Ana de Brito Camacho


White Collar Crime

Operation Hurricane: Has Fraud Enforcement Been Blown Off Course?
Portugal | 20 July 2009

In 2005 the Public Prosecutor's Office began investigating suspected tax fraud, illegal appropriation of funds and money laundering by major companies, banks and law firms. It has now sought to suspend criminal proceedings against defendants who have paid their debts, but faces public pressure to bring charges and a judicial view that, in light of the seriousness of the crimes, the process should run its course.