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The corruption case against Jair Bolsonaro’s son and his former advisor

The Brazilian Report has gained access to the records of the investigation into a corruption scheme involving Flávio Bolsonaro and Fabricio Queiroz

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Elected on an anti-corruption platform, links between President Jair Bolsonaro and a scandal involving the misapplication of public funds are becoming closer every day. Made public on Friday, evidence shows that First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro received regular checks from retired military policeman Fabrício Queiroz, singled out as the operator of a scandal involving parliamentary staffers transferring part of their salaries to their elected bosses. Investigators found that Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, the president’s eldest son, received kickbacks from his employees during his time as a Rio de Janeiro state lawmaker, intermediated by Mr. Queiroz. Furthermore, there are indications that...

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