BRIEF-Brazil Gerdau denies participation on tax evasion scheme

miércoles 18 de mayo de 2016 17:49 GYT

May 18 (Reuters) - Brazil steelmaker Gerdau SA says it had access to the documents regarding formal accusation against its directors related to so called Zelotes investigation conducted by Brazil's federal police

* Gerdau denies participation of any of its executives in a scheme involving payments to government officials aiming to reduce the amount of taxes it would have to pay in Brazil (Reporting by Marcelo Teixeira)