Brazil senator caught hiding money ‘between buttocks’
By Abiodun Ogundairo
17 October 2020 | 4:40 pm
Police searched the senator as part of a probe into the diversion of public funds for tackling the coronavirus. The lawmaker is an ally to President Jair Bolsonaro, who worked with him for more than two decades.
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In 2022, former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro held a meeting with foreign diplomats in which he claimed voting machines were susceptible to electoral fraud, which prosecutors argue constituted an abuse of office.
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