Midweek Roundup: Brazil Investigates Bank Communications in Petrobras Case, FIFA Probe Likely to Expand, and More

Prosecutors in Brazil are investigating communications between the alleged head of a money-laundering operation and individuals at Swiss branches of HSBC Holdings Plc, Royal Bank of Canada and Deutsche Bank AG, Bloomberg reported. More The probe is part of a larger investigation of Petroleo Brasileiro SA that has resulted in the indictment of Jose Dirceu, the one-time chief of staff of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the Associated Press said. More The Nevada Gaming Control Board filed an expected 15-count complaint against Caesars Palace citing anti-money laundering compliance violations and fining the casino $1.5 million. The U.S....