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File - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, Odebrecht personnel work on the Line 4 of the subway that is under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, the moving force behind organizing last year's Olympics, is being investigated as one of dozens of top politicians implicated for accepting at least 15 million Brazil reals ($5 million) in payments from construction giant Odebrecht to facilitate construction projects tied to the Games. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
File - In this July 4, 2016 file photo, the Olympic Park of the 2016 Olympics is seen from the air, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro's former Mayor Eduardo Paes is one of dozens of top politicians implicated in a sweeping government corruption investigation in which construction giant Odebrecht paid bribes to help win contracts. Obebrecht was involved in building numerous Olympic-related projects, including several arenas and media venues at the Olympic Park, a subway-line extension, and the renovation of Rio's port area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
A security guard walks up a ramp leading to the Brazilian National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Though the deals were often sealed over dinners and coffees, there was nothing casual about the massive corruption scheme that Brazilian prosecutors are investigating involving bribes and kickbacks paid to hundreds of politicians. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
NEW YORK • A U.S. judge on Monday sentenced Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht SA to pay $2.6 billion in fines in a massive criminal corruption case, signing off on a plea deal between the company and U.S., Brazilian and Swiss authorities.
U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie said at a hearing in Brooklyn federal court that about $93 million will go to the United States, $2.39 billion to Brazil and $116 million to Switzerland.
Odebrecht, along with affiliated petrochemical company Braskem SA, pleaded guilty to U.S. bribery charges in December. U.S. authorities charged Odebrecht with paying about $788 million in bribes to officials in 12 countries, mostly in Latin America, to secure lucrative contracts.
Some of those bribes flowed through U.S. banks, the prosecutors said.
Monday's order comes as Odebrecht tries to negotiate plea deals with other countries, including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Panama and Portugal.
A public relations executive working for Odebrecht in São Paulo had no immediate comment. William Burck, a lawyer for Odebrecht in the United States, declined to comment after the court hearing.
The charges against Odebrecht stemmed from a nearly three-year investigation in Brazil into corruption at the state-run oil company Petrobras, which has led to dozens of arrests and political upheaval in Brazil.