Federal Police Identify Carlos Bolsonaro as Organizer in Criminal Fake News Scheme

In a covert investigation overseen by the Federal Supreme Court, the Federal Police identified Carlos Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, as one of the organizers of a criminal fake news scheme.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Within the Federal Police (PF), there is no doubt that Bolsonaro intended to dismiss its former director Maurício Valeixo, a trusted ally of ex-Minister of Justice Sérgio Moro, because he was aware that the police investigation had reached his son, whom he calls his #2 son, Rio de Janeiro city councillor Carlos Bolsonaro.

Removing Valeixo from the PF leadership could open the way for the President to gather intel from the Supreme Court investigation, or even replace the group of detectives in charge of the case.

One of the four detectives working on . . .

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