SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The resignation of Brazil’s Justice Minister, Sergio Moro on Friday opened up possibly one of the greatest political crises faced by the government of Jair Bolsonaro. Moro, known as Brazil’s anti-corruption czar and the main judge in the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption scandal, accused the President of trying to interfere politically with the investigations of the Federal Police by substituting the head of the entity.
“It is extremely serious to denounce the President of the Republic's attempt to choose police officers to interfere in investigations and have access to confidential information . . .