Former Brazilian president Michel Temer arrested in an anti-corruption investigation
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In Brazil, former head of state Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday and arrested in reference to the anti-corruption investigation "Lava Jato."
Former Brazilian President Michel Temer arrested in Sao Paulo on Thursday 21 March as a part of theresearch anticorruption "Lava Jato" ("Specific washing"), linked to the general public petroleum group Petrobras. The 78-year-old curator. He has been arrested, together with former Minister of Mines and Vitality, Moreira Franco. Each arrests have been ordered by a federal decide.
The investigationLava Jato, which started 5 years in the past, has uncovered one of many largest corruption scandals in Brazil and has led many politicians and businessmen to jail, together with the previous president of the nation. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
A mandate contaminated by corporations.
In accordance with Reuters, prosecutors accused Michel Temer of main a "prison group" that has diverted 1,800 million reais (415 million euros) of bribes by numerous schemes, significantly in relation to the nuclear energy plant. Angra Three in Rio de Janeiro and with public corporations.
For a very long time, the Celebration of the Brazilian Democratic Motion (PMDB) of Michel Temer exercised an affect within the election of the leaders of the primary public corporations of the power sector.
Michel Temer, The successor of Dilma Rousseff, who had taken the place of the previous president after his dismissal, is the topic of a number of corruption investigations. When he led the nation, his allies in Parliament had impeded the judicial proceedings towards him. After a mandate dominated by recession and unparalleled unpopularity, he had given approach to the brand new president Jair Bolsonaro on 1st final January.
With AFP and Reuters