By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The candidate defeated in the race for the Presidency of Brazil from the PT (Workers' Party) and ex-mayor of São Paulo, Fernando Haddad, became a defendant yesterday (November 19th) against charges of passive corruption and money laundering.
The São Paulo court has received the complaint from the Public Prosecutor's Office, which accuses him of receiving R$2.6 million from UTC to pay off campaign debts. Haddad denies the allegations and says he will defend himself.
It is the first time that the PT politician has become . . .