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Temer’s former Congress coordinator charged for corruption

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Brazil’s prosecutor general Raquel Dodge presented on Monday (Dec.4)  money laundering and criminal association charges against six people, including  former federal minister Geddel Vieira Lima, his brother congressman Lucio Vieira Lima, their mother and four other people.  The formal accusations was sent to Brazil’s Supreme Court, which will decide on further actions.

Geddel Vieira Lima who was responsible of the government relations with Congress until November 2016, faces charges related to a previously disclosed corruption probe. His fingerprints, as well as his brother’s were found in bags with 51 million reais ($15.7 million) in cash.