2 Attachment(s) Brazil's leadership lurched into another bribery scandal Wednesday, among the the nation largest newspapers accused President Michel Temer of spending a former senate colleague hush-money.
Temer's office released a statement denying that he'd authorized any bribes to be paid to imprisoned former home speaker Eduardo Cunha in trade because of his silence regarding a long-running corruption investigation.

The notable daily newspaper O Globo reported earlier that the meat producer had recorded the President providing the go ahead to bribe Cunha to keep quiet while he was in jail.
According to the report, the info was exposed when the proprietors of the meat and chicken conglomerate JBS testified before the Supreme Court behind-closed-doors as part of a huge corruption investigation, dubbed Operation Car Wash, which implicates former and current politicians.
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The corruption probe has led to the imprisonment of a few of Brazil's most notable politicians and business people. More than 80 individuals have already been charged with bribery and money-laundering throughout Operation Car Wash