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Ex-CEO Who Linked Brazil’s President to Corruption is Arrested

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former JBS CEO, Joesley Batista surrendered to Brazilian authorities on Sunday afternoon after learning of an arrest warrant issued in his name on Saturday by Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin. Early Monday morning (September 11th) federal police raided and searched the billionaire’s home in São Paulo.

The warrant was issued after Brazil’s top prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, concluded that Batista withheld important information from his plea-bargaining testimony. After reviewing the latest recordings made by Batista last weel, Janot asked that the former Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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