Brazil’s Former President Temer Spends First Night in Jail

According to the Lava Jato judge, Temer is head of a criminal organization that has been operating for forty years in Rio de Janeiro.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former President of Brazil, Michel Temer, spent his first night in a windowless room at the federal police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and is expected to be questioned by police on Friday. Temer has been accused of receiving bribes for works at the Angra 3 Nuclear Power Plant. The arrest is part of the mega Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption investigation.

"Michel Temer is the leader of the criminal organization and the main person responsible for the acts of corruption described here [arrest warrant]," said Judge Marcelo Bretas in . . .

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