By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian prosecutors for the state of São Paulo filed charges and issued an arrest request on Thursday against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva for money laundering and misrepresentation related to alleged ownership of a triplex apartment in the São Paulo beach town of Guaruja. The arrest request will now have to be accepted by a judge.

Along with Lula, prosecutors also requested the arrest of Lula’s wife and son, former PT treasurer, João Vaccari Neto, the former director and the former president of . . .

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