STF Justice Toffoli alleges international funding for antidemocratic attacks in Brazil

The fake news inquiry was opened in 2019 as a Supreme Court reaction to growing criticism and attacks suffered on social networks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Through the lifting of bank secrecy, the inquiries into antidemocratic acts and fake news in Brazil have uncovered international funding of individuals who use social networks to attack Brazilian institutions such as the Federal Supreme Court (STF), which is in charge of these investigations.

The information was announced by Justice Dias Toffoli in an interview on Sunday night, February 21st, to Canal Livre, on Band TV.

"This inquiry against fake news and antidemocratic acts has already identified international foreign funding to parties that use social networks to campaign against institutions, particularly the Supreme Court and the . . .

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