By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Court in Brazil has authorized the start of an investigation of House Speaker, Eduardo Cunha based on information given by Swiss authorities last week which point to the Speaker having Swiss bank accounts that may be linked to the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption scandal.
According to Cunha the latest investigation into his finances is 'the solution and not the problem', since now he may prepare his defense. “I became aware (of investigation) through the newspapers; I was not notified,” Cunha told reporters on Thursday afternoon. According to . . .