RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senator Fabiano Contarato (Rede-ES) says that a few days ago he received an audio message via WhatsApp containing death threats. The sender identified himself and said he would be "stabbed."
Contarato filed a criminal complaint with the Federal Police and the Senate Legislative Police but did not ask for special protection. He also filed a suit in court on charges of insult and slander -- but did not reveal the individual's identity to the reporter.
The threats occurred after Contarato confronted minister Sérgio Moro in a Senate hearing on June 19th, according to the . . .