Analysis: Bolsonaro Family’s Ghost Employees Earned R$29.5 Million in Salaries

The investigations point to payments to cabinet servants who did not perform their duties; between 1991 and 2019, R$1 in each R$4 of the accounted remuneration was directed to people under suspicion.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The complex organization of the Bolsonaro family's government staff employees suggests a long tradition of filling commissioned positions with employees who were not always on duty at their places of work.

Research conducted by ÉPOCA sheds light on these actions and their figures, which are now on the investigators' desks. Of the total amount paid to the 286 staff that President Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?