RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Prosecutor's Office operation that arrested the former Rio de Janeiro Health Secretary Edmar Santos on Friday, July 9th, found millions of reais in cash in his home. According to the agents' initial count, at least R$6 million (US$1.2 million) were found. The money was in a house in Itaipava, in the Serrana Region north of Rio.
Imprisonment in Botafogo
Santos was arrested at home yesterday morning in Botafogo, in the South Zone of Rio. After being taken to the local precinct and then to the Forensic Institute, the ex . . .