Flávio Bolsonaro brings scandal to presidential palace

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Flávio Bolsonaro (L) and his dad, President Jair Bolsonaro

This is week three of the Jair Bolsonaro presidency — but there is already the shadow of scandal looming over the presidential palace. Senator-elect Flávio Bolsonaro, the president’s eldest son, is involved in an investigation into suspicious cash transactions made by Fabricio Queiroz, his former advisor and driver. This week, Flávio Bolsonaro managed to get the Supreme Court to suspend the probe. But what seems like a win could actually backfire.

Mr. Queiroz made a total of 176 cash withdrawals from his bank account in 2016,...

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