Over Half of Rio’s State Deputies Are in Prosecutor’s Office’s (MP) Sights

In total, 42 of Alerj's 70 legislators are targeted by the Prosecutor's Office, suspected of illegally retaining part of their employees' salaries.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over half of Rio de Janeiro's Legislative Assembly (ALERJ) deputies are in the Prosecutor's Office's (MP) sights. According to VEJA magazine, 42 of the 70 legislators from several parties are under investigation for the kickback practice of 'rachadinha' (splitting) - when ghost employees on the official Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?