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  • Tuesday, March 10th 2015 - 07:05 UTC

    Brazilian lawmakers accused of Petrobras graft fight back

    Farias told Folha de Sao Paulo that while he may have acted improperly, his actions weren’t illegal. The senator admitted taking a US$650,000 donation

    Brazil’s congressional heads denied involvement in the country’s largest graft scandal after being named among dozens of politicians for investigation. Renan Calheiros and Eduardo Cunha, the heads of the Senate and Lower House respectively, and Rio de Janeiro Senator Lindbergh Farias all rejected allegations of graft in the Petrobras kickback scheme dubbed “Carwash.”