Supreme Court Investigates Pro-Bolsonaro Fake News Network and Attacks on Court

The order was made within the so-called fake news inquiry, opened by the STF itself. The UOL news report revealed that a pro-Bolsonaro fake news distribution network, with the use of robots and mass messaging, has not been fully deactivated after the elections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered the Federal Police to investigate the relationship between a WhatsApp messaging network favoring President Jair Bolsonaro, active since past elections and disclosed by UOL in September, and the attacks suffered by court justices on the Internet in recent times.

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