Brazil prosecutor seeks to charge house speaker over Petrobras scandal

The president of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha, pictured on July 17, 2015, is alleged to have received payoffs relating to contracts to build two survey vessels for PetrobrasBrasília (AFP) – Brazil’s chief prosecutor asked the Supreme Court on Thursday for a green light to charge the speaker of the country’s lower house with receiving at least $5 million in bribes.

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