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Chief Prosecutor Janot Requests Investigation of 320 in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil's Chief Prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, sent to the country’s Supreme Court on Tuesday 320 requests related to the mega corruption investigation dubbed Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash).

Of the 320 there were requests for the investigation of 83 politicians, including five Temer cabinet members, seven Congressmen and two former presidents, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, according to local media. Lawmakers’ reactions were almost immediately to what is being called ‘Janot’s List’.

“Putting a black cloud over the entire political class is a disservice . . .

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