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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Police said they raided a beachfront mansion Sunday morning, successfully capturing a leader of one of Brazil's most prolific criminal organizations.

André de Oliveira Macedo, known as "Andre do rap," is one of the chief traffickers of the criminal organization PCC. Authorities arrested him in a gated community located in the city of Angra dos Reis near Rio de Janeiro. A police spokesperson said that they conducted the operation with the support of agents from the United States and Italy.

Angra dos Reis has long been a tropical escape for some of Brazil's richest . . .

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