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Mensalão Prison Sentences Start in Brazil

By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Nearly half of the 25 high-ranking politicians and businessmen convicted in Brazil's landmark mensalão trial started turning themselves in to police last Friday and serving their prison sentences. This comes one year after they were found guilty of crimes, such as active corruption and money laundering for their role in a vote-buying scheme in the Brazilian Congress.

Images of the convicted figures inside prison . . .

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