Eduardo Cunha has been charged with taking millions in bribes, money laundering and depositing funds in a secret Swiss account. The former Brazilian lawmaker was instrumental in the impeachment of ex-president Rousseff.

The Petrobas corruption probe continued to send shockwaves through the Brazilian political system as it claimed yet another high profile victim. Eduardo Cunha, once one of the Brazil’s most powerful law makers and the “architect” of the impeachment process against former leftist president Dilma Rousseff, was arrested on Wednesday in Brasilia. Cunha, 58, is accused of taking millions in Petrobas-related bribes, laundering money and depositing funds in a secret Swiss … continue reading

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