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June 25 2016
Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer Brasilia, Brazil, June 1, 2016. | Photo: Reuters
The latest allegations follow the possible implication of 175 deputies and senators, a staggering 30 percent, of Brazil’s entire National Congress.
Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer allegedly received a bribe of US$296,000 that Engevix company owner Jose Antunes Sobrinho paid through intermediaries, Brazilian magazine Epoca reported Saturday.
The report cited allegations by the executive in efforts to secure a plea bargain with federal authorities.
In his proposed plea bargain, Antunes alleges that Joao Batista Lima, owner of the Sao Paulo-based architecture firm Argeplan and a close friend of Temer, had received work contracts in exchange for granting bribes to the current Brazilian head-of-state.
Lima, a former military police colonel, has being the “key person involved in the dirty work” between…
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