Onyx Strikes Deal with Prosecutors, Admits Slush Fund, Pays R$189,000 to Close Case

Regulated by the Anticrime Law, this is the first non-prosecution settlement signed before the Federal Supreme Court.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Citizenship Onyx Lorenzoni, signed a non-prosecution agreement with the Office of the federal Prosecutor General (PGR) in which he conceded to having received cash from meatpacking giant JBS in his 2012 and 2014 election campaigns. In addition, the Minister agreed to pay R$189,000 (US$37,800) in cash in exchange for closing the investigation on the matter.

The amount of the cash payment corresponds . . .

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