Brazil’s ex-President Michel Temer arrested for corruption.

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Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in Sao Paulo as part of a massive corruption investigation, local media reported on Friday.
Mr Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who was in office from 2016 to 2018, is being investigated in several cases. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. His arrest was considered imminent after he lost his legal protection when he left office.
Many politicians and business leaders have been convicted or charged as part of the so-called Operation Car Wash and the arrest was ordered by Judge Marcelo Bretas, who is in charge of the Operation Car Wash investigations on corruption in the government.

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