Justice Minister message leaks could destroy Op. Car Wash

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From left to right: Deltan Dallagnol, Lula, Sergio Moro

Since the finale of Game of Thrones, Brazil’s Sunday evenings were bereft of political intrigue, scandal, and betrayal. But if you know the country at least a tiny bit, you knew that wouldn’t last for long. On Sunday evening, news website The Intercept published a series of reports based on private messages exchanged between Operation Car Wash prosecutors and then-federal judge Sergio Moro and leaked by a source.

The site says the exposés are “merely the beginning of what we intend to be an ongoing journalistic...

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