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Brazil’s new top prosecutor is sworn in, says will maintain graft fight

The new prosecutor general tasked with leading Brazil’s anti-corruption drive was sworn in on Monday, and said she would continue her predecessor’s campaign against graft in Latin America’s biggest nation.

Raquel Dodge took over as head of the prosecutor-general’s office from Rodrigo Janot, during whose tenure investigators uncovered Brazil’s largest graft scheme, involving billions of dollars in political kickbacks in return for contracts at state-run companies.

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