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Brazil police arrest former aide to president’s son in graft probe

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Brazil police arrest former aide to president’s son in graft probeSAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian police on Thursday arrested a former aide to President Jair Bolsonaro’s eldest son in a graft investigation threatening to undermine his campaign promises to crack down on corruption. Fabricio Queiroz, who worked with Senator Flavio...
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