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Corruption investigations halted across Brazil following “landmark” ruling

By James Thomas

17 July 2019

Corruption investigations halted across Brazil following “landmark” ruling Federal Supreme Court, Brasilia, Brazil (Credit: flickr.com/Ricαrdo)

The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court has accepted a request from the lawyer of President Bolsonaro’s son to suspend all federal prosecution investigations built on evidence obtained from the Council of Financial Activities Control without judicial approval.