Operation ‘Expresso’ against tax evasion in the coffee sector estimates fraud of over $179 mm

A task force of the Civil Police, Public Ministry, Federal Revenue Service and state agencies is carrying out search and seizure warrants and arrests to fight what is considered a fraud and tax evasion scheme in the Brazilian coffee industry amounting to more than R$1 billion ($179 mm). The operation called “Expresso” affects the largest global producer and exporter of coffee.

Source: R7