Brazil police say found evidence of corruption related to speaker Maia
27 Aug 2019

Brazil’s Federal Police have found evidence of corruption and money laundering related to lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia, according to a police document seen by Reuters.

Federal Police sent a final probe report on Maia to the Supreme Court, which is tasked with judging public officials in Brazil.

The evidence was found in the plea deals of executives at construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA, the report said.

Brazil’s federal prosecutors office will decide whether to present formal charges against the speaker.

By Ricardo Brito, Reuters, 26 August 2019

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