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In Corruption-Hardened Brazil, Some Bombshells Still Pack Punch

In the three years since Brazil’s sweeping corruption scandal exploded, there’s been plenty of jaw-dropping moments. But even in a nation hardened to allegations of crooked politicians and businessmen on the take, the latest crisis came as a shock.

The details trickling out often seem straight out of a best-selling political thriller: A president accused of allegedly endorsing payments so a jailed lawmaker would keep quiet. Cash swaps at posh restaurants. And a beef tycoon secretly taping conversations to blow the lid off the whole, illicit scheme.

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