Friday, October 23, 2020

Former Brazilian president indicted in alleged $400 million bribery scheme

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Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was indicted on Tuesday,  less than 3 months after he left office on corruption charges, including an alleged bribery scheme involving a nuclear power plant complex near Rio de Janeiro, Reuters reports.

The case is part of Operation Car Wash, the nation’s biggest corruption investigation, which has found politicians and business people guilty since 2014. Allegations presently suggest Temer received or arranged more than $462.5 million in bribes.

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