Bank secrecy lifted for Brazil President Bolsonaro’s son Carlos in corruption investigations

The measure was requested by the Prosecutor's Office, which accuses Carlos Bolsonaro of diverting public funds by using his office in the Rio de Janeiro City Council to hire "ghost" employees.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro Court of Appeals on Tuesday (31) lifted the bank and tax secrecy of city councilor Carlos Bolsonaro, one of president Jair Bolsonaro's sons, as part of a corruption investigation.

The measure was requested by the Prosecutor's Office, which is accusing Carlos Bolsonaro of diverting public funds by allegedly using his office in the Rio de Janeiro City Council to hire "ghost" employees.

The Prosecutor's Office is also accusing the Republicanos party member, an important presidential aide in charge of managing the head of state's social networks, of skimming . . .

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