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Brazil’s Lava Jato’s 39th Phase Arrests Ex-Petrobras Manager

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Federal police in Brazil launched the 39th phase of Operação Lava Jato (Carwash) on Tuesday, March 28th, issuing five search warrants and an arrest warrant. Police say they have arrested former Petrobras manager Roberto Gonçalves in Boa Vista, Roraima, this morning.

Roberto Gonçalves succeeded Pedro Barusco in his position as Services Manager at Petrobras and also, claim investigators, in the corruption scheme.

"In the succession of the position the ‘corruption position’ was also passed down," stated sheriff Roberson Pozzobon during a morning press conference to announce the . . .

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